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Forge Experience Day

21 March 2020

Please note this event takes place at The Locksmith's House, 54 New Road, Willenhall, WV13 2DA

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Forge Experience Day

21 March 2020

A "hands on" experience of Blacksmithing under the experienced guidance of our Locksmith Demonstrator.
Set in the atmospheric Edwardian house and lockmaking workshops of the Hodson family. Experience lockmaking and learn how to forge a point, a flat and a bend into a piece of metal, some of the key elements to forging a padlock. Our Locksmith will introduce you to the forge, show you the basic forging tools and how to use them.

Enjoy some light refreshments as we serve up lunch and, as a souvenir of your experience, you will be able to take home a bar from a bar padlock and nails.

Please note this event is not at Black Country Living Museum, and takes place at: The Locksmith's House, 54 New Road, Willenhall, WV13 2DA


Booking Details

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*An admin fee of £3 is charged should you wish to have your tickets printed and posted rather than email.

Location: The Locksmith's House, 54 New Road, Willenhall, WV13 2DA

Availability: 2 people max.

Each  ticket holder  may bring a guest free of charge, however  please call our Sales & Ticketing Team to confirm the free of charge ticket holders details on  0121 520 8054.

Time: 10am - 3pm

Price: £130 per person  includes lunch.

Course Tutor: Blacksmith & Lockmaker, Andy Middlebrook

We will provide you with an apron and gloves to wear on the day,  but you will need to come in a pair of heavy dark coloured trousers, comfortable & warm clothing especially if attending in winter months.  If you have safety boots please wear them,  if not we can provide them if you let us know your size.

Important Notice:   You will be dealing with furnaces which  can be hazardous. When booking please ask more about the physical demands of fully participating in all the elements of this experience.

To find out more about The Locksmith's House click   here

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