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Learning at Black Country Living Museum

Heritage Skills Courses (18+)


A new programme of short courses and lunchtime talks with the aim of promoting and preserving the objects, traditions and skills of the region.

Whether you want to find out more, develop a new hobby, learn a new skill or extend your knowledge and expertise, we offer a range of exciting, hands-on learning experiences for adults, making use of the Museum's historic buildings and collections, our industrial landscape and the traditions and culture of the Black Country.

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Felt Bowl Making

05 May

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Picking your words -Creative Writing at the Locksmith's House

19 May

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Candle Making: Spring Flowers

26 May

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Candle Making: Spring Flowers (Members Only)

27 May

Rag rug making

Beginners Rag Rug Making - Shaggy Seat Mats - Sold Out

02 June

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An Introduction to Stone Masonry: 2 day course

09 June - 10 June

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Glass Painting

16 June

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Fabulous Fascinators

23 June


Beginners’ Bobbin Lace Making: 2 Day Course - Sold Out

30 June - 01 July


Willow Basket Weaving - Oval Basket: 2 Day Course - Sold Out

07 July - 08 July

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Family Pottery (Members Only)

27 July

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An Introductory to Pottery Making

28 July

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Canal Art for Beginners: Castles

18 August


Canal Art for Beginners: Roses - Sold Out

18 August

Glass Engraving

Glass Engraving

08 September


Natural Dyes Day Course

15 September

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Poetry Writing Workshop

29 September


Introduction to Candle Making: Bees Wax Candles

27 October

Did you know?

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The museum owns over 740 laundry irons - which together weigh about the same as 9 newborn baby elephants.

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