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Locksmiths House

Visitors given key to Locksmith’s House open day

24 August 2012

Saturday 8 September, 2012

 10.00am – 4.00pm

The Locksmith’s House in Willenhall, usually only open to pre-booked groups, will be unlocking its doors and inviting local people to visit for free during an open day on Saturday 8 September, from 10am to 4.00pm.  The open day will give visitors a rare opportunity to see the only surviving lock-maker’s house and workshop, now faithfully restored to its Edwardian splendour.

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Hacker

Follow in the Footsteps of Famous TV Puppet Pooch

15 August 2012

Children are invited to follow in the paw prints of popular TV puppet pooch
Hacker T. Dog this summer and visit Black Country Living Museum for a tour
of locations used during filming. The Museum was the setting for the fictitious
Tea Pot village which features in Hacker Time’s ‘Sherlock Bones’ series,
which is currently airing on BBC-2 at 4.30pm each day. Viewing is also
available on BBC iPlayer.

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Hacker at the Museum's Fairground

Watch Out, Hackers About

10 August 2012

The Museum welcomed CBBC’s very own celebrity puppet earlier this year when, Hacker T. Dog otherwise known as Hacker, spent four days filming series 2 of Hacker Time at the Museum.

In the world of Children’s TV, Hacker is a very well known puppet dog with his own TV series named after himself - Hacker . Hacker is also the half brother of another popular children’s character, Dodge the Dog.  Be sure to look out for scenes in the new CBBC series 2, where Hacker visits the Museum and dons a deer stalker hat to become super sleuth ‘Sherlock Bones’.

 

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