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July 2021

The Nostalgia Series Part III: Dr Tom Mercer – The Psychology of Nostalgia

July 29, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online – Zoom
Free

Introducing the Nostalgia Series   Nostalgia is a contentious issue. Whilst for some it is a harmless, helpful, rose-tinted view of the past, it has also been viewed critically, as a form of regressive, reactionary and sentimental escapism. Yet there is a steadily increasing body of work that reassesses nostalgia…

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August 2021

Opened by Herb: Wolverhampton’s Festival Market Place

August 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online – Zoom
Free

Artsfest Online and the Black Country Studies Centre are pleased to present a series of events commemorating the 70 years anniversary of the Festival and its impact in the Black Country. A new location for a market in Wolverhampton was proposed in the 1930s. After World War II a more…

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The Festival of Britain in Walsall – Sian Macfarlane

August 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online – Zoom
Free

Artsfest Online and the Black Country Studies Centre are pleased to present a series of events commemorating the 70 years anniversary of the Festival and its impact in the Black Country. ‘We Are Illuminated’, undertaken with The New Art Gallery Walsall, was a project concerned with the leisure life of…

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October 2021

The Dereliction Cover

Book Launch: The Dereliction by Liz Berry and Tom Hicks

October 2, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Black Country Living Museum, Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Road
Dudley, West Midlands DY1 4SQ United Kingdom
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This is the launch event for The Dereliction, a new book by Liz Berry and Tom Hicks. The Dereliction is a love letter to the Black Country. Liz Berry’s poems have been praised for their use of the vernacular, the twang of West Midlands dialect. Her poems are matched with Tom Hicks’s…

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BCSC Halloween Science Fact and Science Fiction 28th Oct 7pm Zoom

BCSC Halloween Special – The Black Country: Science Fact and Science Fiction

October 28, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online – Zoom,

Think you can tell your science fact from your science fiction? Join the BCSC and some fiendish friends for our second annual Halloween online event. This time around, we’ll be looking at the Black Country’s links with science fiction and exploring some of the weird and wonderful aspects of the…

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December 2021

Simon Briercliffe in Conversation with Professor Keith Gildart 7th December 7pm

Simon Briercliffe in Conversation with Professor Keith Gildart

December 7, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online – Zoom,

The BCSC has joined forces with ArtsFest Online for this special 'in conversation' event. Join Historian and BCLM Researcher Simon Briercliffe and University of Wolverhampton Professor of Labour and Social History Keith Gildart, as they discuss the working class history of the Black Country. The discussion will focus on Simon's…

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University of Wolverhampton Christmas Time Lecture

The University of Wolverhampton Christmas-Time Lecture 2021: When Santa Got Stuck Up The Chimney

December 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online – Zoom,

The University of Wolverhampton Christmas-Time Lecture is now in its 5th year and still going strong. Using the festive song ‘When Santa Got Stuck Up The Chimney’ as our muse, this year’s University of Wolverhampton Christmas-Time Lecture will take a humorous look at what might happen to poor old Santa…

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February 2022

Female Teacher at Chalk Board

Pranks & Punishment: exploring school (mis) behaviour in Black Country schools, 1870-1988

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online – Zoom,

With Dr Elizabeth J Done (University of Plymouth, UK), Helen Knowler (University of Wolverhampton, UK), Dr Jenny Gilbert (BCLM) and Sharan Dhanda (BCLM). Join the BCSC as we launch a collaborative research project exploring naughtiness in the Black Country. Do you remember your school days with fondness or fear? Many…

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April 2022

IMAGINE WOLVES PLACARDS

Offsite 9 Talks: Leanne O’Connor and Ewan Johnston – IMAGINE WOLVES

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online – Zoom,

Join us for this online talk with artists Leanne O’Connor and Ewan Johnston About this event Black Country Studies Centre and ArtsFest Online are delighted to present an online discussion with artists Leanne O'Connor and Ewan Johnston. Leanne and Ewan will be chatting to Dr Jenny Gilbert about their involvement…

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Pictures of artists Susan Brisco and Charlotte Dunn

Offsite 9 Talks: Susan Brisco and Charlotte Dunn

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online – Zoom,

Join us for this online talk with artists Charlotte Dunn and Susan Brisco About this event Black Country Studies Centre and ArtsFest Online are delighted to present an online discussion with artists Charlotte Dunn and Susan Brisco. Charlotte and Susan will be chatting to Dr Jenny Gilbert about their involvement…

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