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The Open Road: Story of Black Country Vehicles

01 July

An evening event linked to the Festival of Black Country Vehicles. The evening will include...

Banks's Beer Tasting

Banks’s Black Country Beers

01 July

Try Banks’s top 10 finest ales in our Bottle & Glass Inn whilst meeting the brewer and...

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Metal Working Experience

01 July

Join our skilled metalworkers for a day of heat and hammers. Step into a vintage industry...

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Junior Heritage Skills Workshops

01 July

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

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Sinamay Hats

01 July

During this one day course you will learn the basic techniques of sculpting, shaping and trimming...


Beginners’ Bobbin Lace Making Day Course

01 July

During the day you will be taught the basic techniques of traditional bobbin lace making, and will...

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Black Country Weekend

08 July - 09 July

  Join us as we spend the weekend celebrating the region in the run up to the fourth...

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Family Creative Writing Workshops

08 July

Come as a family– whether that is parents, children, grandparents, brothers and sisters,...


Willow Basket Weaving - Oval Basket

08 July - 09 July

A two-day course where you will be making an oval shopping basket with a handle that you can take...

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Knit and Natter to help BCLM

14 July

Do You Enjoy A Good Yarn? Bring your knitting for a cuppa and a cant Knitting volunteers are...

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1940s Weekend

15 July - 16 July

Spend the weekend in wartime Britain at Black Country Living Museum’s highly popular ...

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1940s Evening

15 July

The spirit of the ‘40s will live on into the night as a separate evening event takes place...

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Forge Experience Day

22 July

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

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Let's Get Sporty! Summer Holiday

22 July - 03 September

Join us this summer as we race, jump and skip our way through some traditional sports of the Black...

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Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

26 July

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

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Knit and Natter to help BCLM

28 July

Do You Enjoy A Good Yarn? Bring your knitting for a cuppa and a cant Knitting volunteers are...

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Family Pottery Making Workshops

28 July

Come and take part together in a fun and creative workshop. Learn an exciting variety of making...

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An Introductory to Pottery Making

29 July

Using Ruskin Pottery as a source of inspiration, participants will create their very own clay pot...

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