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Historic Heroes

20 July - 01 September

School Holidays

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Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

21 August - 21 August

Take part in our holiday club exploring the past*

Pewter Casting

Family Pewter Casting - Sold Out

22 August - 22 August

Learn the traditional techniques of sandcasting - Sold Out

Pewter Casting

Family Pewter Casting - Members Only

22 August - 22 August

Learn the traditional techniques of sandcasting

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Summer Lates

23 August - 23 August

Enjoy Summer Fun for a Fiver*

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Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC) - Fully Booked

28 August - 28 August

Take part in our holiday club exploring the past* - Fully Booked

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Family Rag Rug Making Workshop - Fully Booked

29 August - 29 August

Come and learn the traditional techniques of rag rug making - Fully Booked

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Summer Lates

30 August - 30 August

Enjoy Summer Fun for a Fiver*

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The Black Prince Film - Screening and Consultation

03 September - 03 September

The Black Prince Film - Screening and Discussion

Tommy Shelby walking image

Peaky Blinders Night - Sold Out

06 September - 07 September

Grab your flat cap or your flapper dress & step inside the world of the Shelbys

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Glass Painting

07 September - 07 September

learn the basics of traditional glass painting in enamels

Official Tommy Shelby walking image

Peaky Blinders Night - Sold Out

13 September - 14 September

Grab your flat cap or your flapper dress & step inside the world of the Shelbys

Locksmith's House FREE Open Day!

Heritage Open Day at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall

14 September - 14 September

Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall

Photo of the store tours

Hidden Objects: Tour and Tea - Fully Booked

14 September - 14 September

Join our Curators to find out about their work behind the scenes- Fully Booked

on the move audio tour

Audio Descriptive Tour - Travel on a vintage vehicles made in the Black Country

14 September

Themed Daytime Events

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World Alzheimer's Day

21 September - 21 September

Join us on World Alzheimer's Day

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Family Workshop: Canal Art - Sold Out

21 September - 21 September

Come and learn canal art in a fun and friendly atmosphere - Sold Out

locksmiths forge experience

Forge Experience Day

21 September - 21 September

A "hands on" experience of Blacksmithing

Canals and their Architecture: A canal study day

Canals and their Architecture: A canal study day

21 September - 21 September

A study day exploring our man-made waterways

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Family Workshop: Canal Art (Members Only)

21 September - 21 September

Members Only Events, advance-booking

locksmiths cookery

Edwardian Cooking Experience - Fully Booked

28 September - 28 September

Settle in for a day of traditional cookery by the warmth of the range.

photo of leather workshop

Introduction to Leatherwork - Fully Booked

28 September - 28 September

Fully Booked

Photo of historic narrowboats

Historic Boaters Gathering

28 September - 29 September

Historic Boaters Gathering

dyes

Natural Dyes Day Course - Fully booked

05 October - 05 October

Fully Booked

Green Duck Brewery image

Get Closer: Meet the Brewer with Green Duck

11 October - 11 October

Meet the Brewers at this exclusive members' only event.

locksmiths forge experience

Forge Experience Day

12 October - 12 October

A "hands on" experience of Blacksmithing

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Cyanotype Workshop (Victorian Photagraphic Technique)

12 October - 12 October

Explore and experiment with the Victorian photographic technique of cyanotype.

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Deaf Friendly Tours - Edwardian School Lesson

12 October - 12 October

Themed Daytime Events

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Get Closer: Store Tour Introduction (Members Only)

12 October - 12 October

Bring the family along to join in a beginners behind the scenes tour

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Get Closer: Store Tour Delve Deeper (Members Only)

12 October - 12 October

Join us for a more indepth look at our Collections on a behind the scenes tour.

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Get Closer: Forging Ahead - Meet the Project Team (Members Only)

19 October - 19 October

Join us for a morning with the Forging Ahead project team.

Halloween photo

Halloween Nights

25 October - 26 October

Bring the family for a frightfully fun evening of entertainment

fiendish felon man in top hat with skull in hand

Fiendish Felons - Half Term

26 October - 03 November

Discover the dastardly deeds of criminals of the past!

willenhall horrible histories

The Locksmith's House - Horrible Willenhall Histories

26 October - 26 October

Explore the Horrible Willenhall Histories of the Locksmith's House

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Introduction to Candle Making: Bees Wax Candles

26 October - 26 October

A workshop to introduce a range of waxes and techniques

photo of tapered candles

Family Workshop: Candle Making - Fully Booked

27 October - 27 October

Join us and have a go at making candles - Fully Booked

group in halloween costume

Halloween Nights

30 October - 31 October

Bring the family for a frightfully fun evening of entertainment

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Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

30 October - 30 October

Take part in our holiday club exploring the past*

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Glass Fusion

09 November - 09 November

Make glass Christmas tree decorations and unique gifts for friends

Glass Fusion

Family Workshop - Glass Fusion

10 November - 10 November

Create hand made fused glass Christmas tree decorations

Remembrance Service

Armistice Day Service

11 November - 11 November

Photo of books in archive

Get Closer: Museum Archive Tour (Members Only)

16 November - 16 November

Come and join us in a behind the scenes tour

locksmiths forge experience

Forge Experience Day- Fully Booked

16 November - 16 November

Fully Booked

emile doos chemist

Audio Descriptive Tour - The Aromas of Emile Doo's The Chemist

16 November

Themed Daytime Events

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Rag Rug Christmas Wreaths

16 November - 16 November

Learn the traditional techniques of rag rug wreath making

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Family Copper Christmas Decorations

17 November - 17 November

Make your own wonderful Christmas creations.

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Willow Christmas Decorations

23 November - 23 November

Make a Christmas wreath from colourful willow stems.

Christmas through time

Christmas Through Time

23 November - 24 December

Themed Daytime Events, Christmas

Santa with girl holding presents

Santa Hunts

23 November - 24 November

Have you seen Santa? Rumour has it he's here in the Black Country!

Santa with girl holding presents

Santa Hunts

30 November - 01 December

Have you seen Santa? Rumour has it he's here in the Black Country!

Christmas at home with the Edwardians

Christmas at home with the Edwardians

05 December - 07 December

Experience an Edwardian style Christmas at the Locksmith's House

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Christmas Nights

06 December - 07 December

Experience the Museum at its festive best at our Christmas Nights.

Santa with girl holding presents

Santa Hunts

07 December - 08 December

Have you seen Santa? Rumour has it he's here in the Black Country!

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Christmas Craft Day at The Locksmith's House

11 December - 11 December

Join us at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall for a morning of traditional crafts

christmas nights 2019

Christmas Nights

13 December - 14 December

Experience the Museum at its festive best at our Christmas Nights.

Photo of Locksmiths House

The Locksmith's House - Festive Fun Day

14 December - 14 December

Step back in time and see what Christmas was like for the Hodson family

Christmas in the home

Audio Descriptive Tour - Christmas in the Home

14 December - 14 December

Join us for an audio Descriptive Tour looking at Christmas in the Home

Santa with girl holding presents

Santa Hunts

14 December - 15 December

Have you seen Santa? Rumour has it he's here in the Black Country!

christmas nights 2019

Christmas Nights

20 December - 21 December

Experience the Museum at its festive best at our Christmas Nights.

Santa with girl holding presents

Santa Hunts

20 December - 24 December

Have you seen Santa? Rumour has it he's here in the Black Country!

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