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

27 June 2020

This is a pre-book only event. Tickets go on sale on 24 February 2020 at 10:00.

We recommend you book your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

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

27 June 2020

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 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

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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