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Forge Experience Day

16 May 2020

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

Forge Experience Day

16 May 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.

Course Tutor: Blacksmith & Lockmaker, Andy Middlebrook

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

Tickets will go on sale Mon 24 Feb, 10am

Priority booking for Members will open from Mon  17 Feb, 10am

Become a Member to receive priority booking and 20% off your event ticket* plus, a host of other benefits.

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Already a member? You will need to be logged into your account to access priority booking. Login to our ticketing site and book online today or for telephone bookings call our Sales & Ticketing Team on 0121 520 8054 (mon-Fri, 10am-4pm) and have your membership account details ready.

*T&C's apply

This event is a pre-ticketed event - UnChained passes are not valid for entry. We would like to remind you that tickets are non-transferable and we strongly advise that you do not purchase tickets from online third party sellers.

Please note should you wish to receive your tickets by post (rather than email) there will be a £3 admin fee. 


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

Times: 10am to 3pm

Availability: 2 people max.

Price: £130 incl VAT (includes lunch).

Important information:

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

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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