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The Hodson Home Front: 1940s Day at the Locksmith's House - NEW DATE

18 July 2020

This is a pre-book only event. Tickets are now on sale.

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The Hodson Home Front: 1940s Day at the Locksmith's House - NEW DATE

18 July 2020

This is a new date for this event.  It was originally scheduled for Sat 27 Jun, but was postponed as a result of the ongoing public health situation due to coronavirus (Covid-19).

Where possible, our priority is to postpone and re-schedule events or courses. Therefore, we’re pleased to able to offer you an alternative date for this event or course.

Join us for this special event as we look back to the 40s to discover what life was like for Willenhall's Hodson family during the Second World War. See food ration cooking demonstrations, follow our evacuee trail around the house and discover lockmaking in one of our workshops.

Head back into the 1940s with the Hodson family at the Locksmith’s House and discover their lives during the Second World War.

There is plenty for all the family to join in with in and around the Hodson family home.

  • Follow the evacuee themed trail around the house and workshops
  • Learn about make do and mend
  • Have a go at making a rag rug
  • Find out about rationing in our Edwardian kitchen and see  cooking demonstrations
  • See our Locksmith’s live metal working displays
  • Hear about the Hodson family's manufacturing during WW2

 

All visits to this Locksmith’s House event are by pre-booked timeslots. So that you can make the most of your visit as well as ensuring that you have enough space to enjoy your journey around the house, entry time is split into timeslots at 10am – 12pm, 12pm – 2pm and 2pm – 4pm. Tickets may be purchased at the door however please check our website in advance as capacity is not guaranteed.  

Please note that this event takes place at The Locksmith's House, 54 New Road, Willenhall, WV13 2DA, not at the Black Country Living Museum. To find out more about The Locksmith's House click here.

 

Prices & Booking Details

Tickets Now on Sale

Book online or call our Sales & Ticketing Team on 0121 520 8054 (lines open Mon-Fri, 10am – 4pm)

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Prices:

Adults: £6

Young person (3-15): £3

Essential carers: Free

All visits to this Locksmith’s House event are by pre-booked timeslots. So that you can make the most of your visit as well as ensuring that you have enough space to enjoy your journey around the house, entry time is split into timeslots at 10am – 12pm, 12pm – 2pm and 2pm – 4pm. Tickets may be purchased at the door however please check our website in advance as capacity is not guaranteed.  

Please note that this event takes place at The Locksmith's House, 54 New Road, Willenhall, WV13 2DA, not at the Black Country Living Museum. To find out more about The Locksmith's House click here.

This event is a pre-ticketed event - UnChained passes are not valid for entry.

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

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