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Let's Get Sporty! Summer Holiday

22 July - 03 September

Hop, skip and jump your way to some old-fashioned  family fun this summer  holiday. ...

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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 - Sold Out

28 July

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

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An Introductory to Pottery Making - Sold Out

29 July

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

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Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

02 August

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

Family Crochet for Beginners

Family Crochet for Beginners

03 August

Come and learn how to crochet in a fun and friendly environment – you’ll soon get...

Summer Nights

Summer Evening with Birds of Prey

04 August

We’re extending our opening hours to 8pm every Friday in August to give you more time to...

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Family Introduction to Felt Making

08 August

Learn about the history of the craft while developing a fantastic piece to take home. This two...

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Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

09 August

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

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Knit and Natter to help BCLM

11 August

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

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Summer Evening with Dance & PE

11 August

We’re extending our opening hours to 8pm every Friday in August to give you more time to...

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Family Rag Rug Making Workshop

15 August

Come and learn the traditional techniques of rag rug making with a modern twist in a fun and...

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Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

16 August

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

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Summer Evening with Circus Skills

18 August

We’re extending our opening hours to 8pm every Friday in August to give you more time to...

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Forge Experience Day

19 August

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

enamelling

Family workshop - Leaves and Flowers: Copper Foil & Liquid Enamel

22 August

Come and create a metal and enamel flower. Learn the technique of metal forming and embossing to...

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Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

23 August

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

photo of lady knitting

Knit and Natter to help BCLM

25 August

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

photo of street games

Summer Evening with Oversized Games

25 August

We’re extending our opening hours to 8pm every Friday in August to give you more time to...

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The Locksmith's House - Summer Fun Day

29 August

From 11am - 4pm Summer at the Locksmith's House,  Join us for tours of the house and find...

photo of children doing research

Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

30 August

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

photo of girl ragrugging

Junior Heritage Skills Workshops

02 September

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

photo of lady knitting

Knit and Natter to help BCLM

08 September

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

Photo of Peaky Blinder

Peaky Blinders Night

08 September - 09 September

Fri 8, Sat 9 & Sat 16 Sep are now Sold Out. Tickets are still available for Fri 15  Sep....

Locksmith's House FREE Open Day!

Heritage Open Day at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall

09 September

Step back into the past at the Locksmith’s House in Willenhall. The Hodson family of lock...

Glass Engraving

Glass Engraving - Sold Out

09 September

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

Photo of the store tours

Hidden Objects: Tour and Tea

09 September

Join our Curators to  find out about their work behind the scenes   and see some of the...

photo of 1920s gentleman

Peaky Blinders Night

15 September - 16 September

Sat 9 & Sat 16 Sep are now Sold Out. Tickets are still available for Fri 8 & Fri 15...

Photo of Dave Reeves

The Write Tack: a creative writing workshop

16 September

The 'write' approach and the 'write' equipment: using both the built environment of the Museum and...

get closer peaky

Members Only - Get Closer: Peaky Blinders - FULLY BOOKED

16 September

Skip the queues and join other members for an exclusive pre-event Peaky Blinders experience As...

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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...

canal art photo

Canal Art Family Learning Workshops

23 September - 24 September

Find out about the traditional skills of canal art and learn how to paint a rose design. In...

canal

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

23 September

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

Photo of Boat Demonstrator

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...

Photo of historic narrowboats

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...

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Metal Working Experience

24 September

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

Whiskey Tasting

Whiskey, Malts & Blends

30 September

Enjoy an evening in our Bottle & Glass Inn with local Whiskey merchants, Nickolls & Perks...

Harvest Festival

Dig for Victory

30 September - 01 October

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

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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...

photo of girl ragrugging

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...

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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...

candlelight

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...

photo of kids with creepy chemist

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...

candles

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...

Halloween photo

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...

Photo of Locksmiths House

The Locksmith's House - Horrible Willenhall Histories

28 October

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

photo of lady knitting

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...

photo of felt flower

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...

photo of girl ragrugging

Junior Heritage Skills Workshops

04 November

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

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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...

tree

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...

photo of tram

Tram Driving Experience Day

13 November

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

photo of lady knitting

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...

photo of Christmas wreath

Willow Christmas Decorations - Sold Out

18 November

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

photo of locksmiths

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...

photo of family stirring pudding

Stir Up Sunday

26 November

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

photo of lady knitting

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...

photo of 1940S people

Christmas on the Homefront

02 December

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

photo of girl ragrugging

Junior Heritage Skills Workshops

02 December

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

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...

Christmas lights

Traditional Christmas Evenings

08 December - 09 December

Experience 300 years of festive history like no other at our Traditional Christmas...

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...

santa

Santa Hunts

09 December - 10 December

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

christmas lights

Traditional Christmas Evenings

15 December - 17 December

Experience 300 years of  festive history like no other at our Traditional Christmas...

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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