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Knit and Natter to help BCLM

22 September

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

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Canal Art Family Learning Workshops - Sold Out

23 September - 24 September

This activity workshop is now fully booked Find out about the traditional skills of canal art...

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Canal Art for Beginners: Roses - Sold Out

23 September

This course has now sold out - please see similar courses on our  programme of Heritage...

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Forge Experience Day - Sold Out

23 September

This course has now sold out - please see similar courses on our  programme of Heritage...

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Boat People of the Black Country: Study Day

23 September

 The day will include an overview of the history the BCN (Birmingham Canal Navigations) in...

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Historic Boaters’ Gathering

23 September - 24 September

‘Leg it’ to the Black Country and take part in one of the most atmospheric inland...

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Canal Art for Beginners: Castles - Sold Out

24 September

This course has now sold out - please see similar courses on our  programme of Heritage...

Whiskey Tasting

Whiskey, Malts & Blends - Sold Out

30 September

This course has now sold out Enjoy an evening in our Bottle & Glass Inn with local Whiskey...

Harvest Festival

Dig for Victory

30 September - 01 October

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

Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival Service

01 October

Join  Volunteers - The Friends of the Museum, as they bring the 1837 Darby Hand Chapel to...

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Knit and Natter to help BCLM

06 October

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

Rag rug making

Rag Rug Making - Sold Out

07 October

This course has now sold out - please see similar courses on our  programme of Heritage...

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Sweet Making Experience - Sold Out

07 October

This event has now sold out - please see similar activities on our programme of  experience...

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Victorian Bakery Experience - Sold Out

07 October

This event has now sold out - please see similar activities on our programme of   ...

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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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Learning by Lamplight

14 October

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

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Victorian Bakery & Sweet Making Experience - Sold Out

14 October

This event has now sold out - please see similar activities on our programme of   ...

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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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Knit and Natter to help BCLM

20 October

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

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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 - Sold Out

21 October

This course has now sold out - please see similar courses on our programme of Heritage Skills...

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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

Sat 28 has now sold out - there are still tickets available for Wed 25, Thu 26, Fri 27 Get...

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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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Knit and Natter to help BCLM

03 November

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

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Beginners’ Felt Making - Sold Out

04 November

This course has now sold out - please see similar courses on our   programme of Heritage...

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Fireside Tales

04 November

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

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Tram Driving Experience Day

07 November

Join our expert team to learn all about the history and workings of the trams in our collection,...

Remembrance Service

Remembrance Service

11 November

The Springfield Brewery war memorial honours former employees who both served and lost their lives...

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Glass Fusion - Sold Out

11 November

This course has now sold out - please see similar courses on our  programme of Heritage...

Glass Fusion

Glass Fusion - Sold Out

12 November

This course has now sold out - please see similar courses on our  programme of Heritage...

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Tram Driving Experience Day

13 November

Join our expert team to learn all about the history and workings of the trams in our collection,...

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Knit and Natter to help BCLM

17 November

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

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Willow Christmas Decorations - Sold Out

18 November

This course has now sold out - please see similar courses on our  programme of Heritage...

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Forge Experience Day

18 November

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

christmas

Christmas in the Home

25 November - 26 November

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Experience the everyday realities of Christmas as...

Santa

Santa Hunts

25 November - 26 November

Have you seen Santa? Rumour has it he’s here in the Black Country! Children and adults...

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Stir Up Sunday

26 November

‘Stir up Sunday’ is the last Sunday before advent, so therefore this year it is 26th...

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Knit and Natter to help BCLM

01 December

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

Christmas

Christmas in the Home

02 December - 03 December

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Experience the everyday realities of Christmas as...

Santa

Santa Hunts

02 December - 03 December

Have you seen Santa? Rumour has it he’s here in the Black Country! Children and adults...

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Christmas on the Homefront

02 December

Spend an evening with your fellow countrymen at our new 1940s event, Christmas on the Homefront....

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Christmas Craft Day at The Locksmith's House

06 December

Visit Willenhall to see our sister museum - The Locksmith's House as it open's its doors for a...

Christmas at home with the Edwardians

Christmas at home with the Edwardians

07 December - 09 December

Experience an Edwardian style Christmas when the Locksmith's House opens its doors for this rare...

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Traditional Christmas Evenings

08 December - 09 December

Sat  9 , Sat 16 and Sun 17 have sold out - tickets are still available for Fri 8 and Fri 15...

Christmas

Christmas in the Home

09 December - 10 December

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Experience the everyday realities of Christmas as...

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Santa Hunts

09 December - 10 December

Have you seen Santa? Rumour has it he’s here in the Black Country! Children and adults...

Carols By Candlelight

A Christmas Carol Service

10 December

Join the Friends of the Museum as they bring the 1837 Darby Hand Chapel to life for a...

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Traditional Christmas Evenings

15 December - 17 December

Sat  9 , Sat 16 and Sun 17 have sold out - tickets are still available for Fri 8 and Fri 15...

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The Locksmith's House - Festive Fun Day

16 December

From 11am - 4pm Visit Willenhall on Sat 16 Dec to see our sister museum - The Locksmith's...

Christmas

Christmas in the Home

16 December - 24 December

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Experience the everyday realities of Christmas as...

Santa

Santa Hunts

16 December - 24 December

Have you seen Santa? Rumour has it he’s here in the Black Country! Children and adults...

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Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

20 December

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

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