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Harvest Festival

Dig for Victory

30 September - 01 October

Experience the harvest season in wartime Britain as we transform home-grown fruit and vegetables...

Rag rug making

Rag Rug Making

07 October

Learn about the traditional craft of rag-rug making. During the workshop Julie will demonstrate...

Sweet Making Experience

Sweet Making Experience

07 October

Experience life in our traditional sweet shop; known locally as the ‘suck shop’. ...

Victorian Bakery Experience

Victorian Bakery Experience

07 October

Experience life in our Victorian bakery, baker’s parlour and baker's shop. Meet your host...

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Fireside Tales

07 October

 Speech and song, story and verse, write it down, tell them from memory or off the cuff...

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Junior Heritage Skills Workshops

07 October

Come and take part in a range of hands-on traditional art and craft activities to develop your...

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Learning by Lamplight

14 October

An evening event linked to the Historic Lighting Weekend celebrating the wonderful world of...

Sweet Making Experience

Sweet Making Experience

14 October

Experience life in our traditional sweet shop; known locally as the ‘suck shop’. ...

Victorian Bakery Experience

Victorian Bakery Experience

14 October

Experience life in our Victorian bakery, baker’s parlour and baker's shop. Meet your host...

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Forge Experience Day

14 October

A "hands on" experience of Blacksmithing under the experienced guidance of our Locksmith...

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Historic Lighting Weekend

14 October - 15 October

Join us as we take you on a journey of light. Learn about how we moved from candlelight to...

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Foul Foods - Half Term Activities

21 October - 29 October

Become a Victorian food detective this half-term and help us separate foul foods from tasty...

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Introduction to Candle Making

21 October

In this one day course, participants will explore the three main candle making techniques: ...

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Candle Making Family Learning Workshops

22 October

Learn two traditional candle making techniques –container candles and soya wax pillar...

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Halloween Nights

25 October - 28 October

Get ready for a frightfully good evening of entertainment at the Black Country Living...

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Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

25 October

Take part in our FREE holiday club    exploring the past* Join us to undertake...

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The Locksmith's House - Horrible Willenhall Histories

28 October

From 11am - 4pm Horrible Willenhall Histories, Spooky themed trail and family friendly ghost...

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