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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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Family Pottery (Members Only) - Sold Out

27 July

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An Introductory to Pottery Making

28 July

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Canal Art for Beginners: Castles - Sold Out

18 August


Canal Art for Beginners: Roses - Sold Out

18 August

Glass Engraving

Glass Engraving

08 September


Natural Dyes Day Course - Sold Out

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 first street gas lights appeared in Pall Mall, London in 1807. Today, the museum has 12 working street gas lights.

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