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    Events 2019

    Tickets now on sale for some of our 2019 events*
    *Peaky Blinder Nights not included.

  • bostin fittle baker with two children

    Half Term - Bostin' Fittle

    Discover the foods of the Black Country this half term!

    Victorian School Lessons

    Have a school lesson

    Tram rides

    Have a ride on our historic transport

    pub

    Have a traditional ale in the Bottle & Glass Inn

    Cinema

    Watch a silent film in our cinema

    brass

    Watch the traditional skills of metal working

    Photo of Workers' Institute building

    Join in a Tour of the Workers' Institute

    Traditional street games

    Try your hand at traditional street games

    fairground photo

    Enjoy our Traditional Fairground

    photo of kitchen and cake

    Cooking Demonstrations

    photo of boat dock

    Stroll around our Boat Dock

    Underground mine

    Go underground in the mine

    bostin fittle baker with two children

    16 February - 24 February
    Half Term - Bostin' Fittle
    Discover the 'bostin' fittle' of the Black Country

    photo of ladies pancake making

    02 March - 03 March
    Pancake Day
    Celebrating Shrove Tuesday at the weekend with some good old fashioned pancakes

    photo of jameson bottle

    15 March
    Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Jameson
    A meet the distiller evening celebrating St. Patrick's Day

    photo of NHS midwife

    16 March
    Building, Unbuilding, Rebuilding the NHS: A Heritage Study Day
    This study day brings together papers and contributions from historians

    photo of lockmaker

    16 March
    Forge Experience Day - Sold Out
    A "hands on" experience of Blacksmithing

    disabled access day

    16 March
    Disabled Access Day - You and Somewhere New
    Themed Daytime Events

    photo of warner edwards bottles

    29 March - 30 March
    Mother's Ruin – Gin Tasting Evening with Warner Edwards Distillery - Sold Out
    Celebrate a "Mother's Ruin" evening with the experts from Warner Edwards Distill

    photo of forge

    06 April
    Forge Experience Day - Sold Out
    A "hands on" experience of Blacksmithing

    locksmiths spring

    13 April
    Spring at the Locksmith's House
    Join us to explore the Edwardian Locksmith's house

    Danny the horse sensory tour

    13 April
    Audio Descriptive Tour - A Day In The Life Of Danny The Horse
    Come and meet Danny in Carter's Yard

    Photo of plans

    13 April
    Get Closer: Forging Ahead - Meet the Project Team (Members Only)
    Join us for a morning with the Forging Ahead project team.

    eggciting easter

    13 April - 28 April
    Egg-Citing Easter Celebrations
    A cracking programme of Easter fun is ready and waiting!

    bostin fittle baker with two children

    Half Term - Bostin' Fittle

    16 February - 24 February

    School Holidays, Themed Daytime Events

    photo of ladies pancake making

    Pancake Day

    02 March - 03 March

    Themed Daytime Events

    photo of jameson bottle

    Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Jameson

    15 March - 15 March

    Evening Events, Food & Drink Events, advance-booking

    photo of NHS midwife

    Building, Unbuilding, Rebuilding the NHS: A Heritage Study Day

    16 March - 16 March

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    photo of lockmaker

    Forge Experience Day - Sold Out

    16 March - 16 March

    Experience Days, Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall, advance-booking, Fully Booked

    disabled access day

    Disabled Access Day - You and Somewhere New

    16 March - 16 March

    Themed Daytime Events

    photo of warner edwards bottles

    Mother's Ruin – Gin Tasting Evening with Warner Edwards Distillery - Sold Out

    29 March - 30 March

    Evening Events, Food & Drink Events, advance-booking

    photo of forge

    Forge Experience Day - Sold Out

    06 April - 06 April

    Experience Days, Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall, advance-booking, Fully Booked

    locksmiths spring

    Spring at the Locksmith's House

    13 April - 13 April

    Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall

    Danny the horse sensory tour

    Audio Descriptive Tour - A Day In The Life Of Danny The Horse

    13 April - 13 April

    Themed Daytime Events

    Photo of plans

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

    13 April - 13 April

    Members Only Events, advance-booking

    eggciting easter

    Egg-Citing Easter Celebrations

    13 April - 28 April

    School Holidays, Themed Daytime Events

    photo of children in the club

    Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

    17 April - 17 April

    Heritage Clubs, Children Only Events, School Holidays, advance-booking

    photo of children with Eggs

    Easter Egg Decoration - Family Workshop

    18 April - 18 April

    advance-booking, Fully Booked

    photo of children doing research

    Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

    24 April - 24 April

    Heritage Clubs, Children Only Events, advance-booking

    Photo of Computer laser cutter

    Introduction to Computer Aided Manufacture - Family Workshop

    25 April - 25 April

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, Children Only Events, School Holidays, advance-booking

    Illustration of Gintleman

    Made in the Midlands - Gin Evening with the Gintleman

    26 April - 26 April

    Food & Drink Events, advance-booking

    locksmiths edwardian

    Edwardian Cooking Experience

    27 April - 27 April

    Experience Days, Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall, advance-booking

    photo of felt flower

    Beginners' Felt Making

    04 May - 04 May

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    photo of transport tour

    Get Closer: Museum Transport Collection (Members only)

    09 May - 09 May

    Members Only Events, advance-booking

    photo of drypoint sketch

    An Introduction to Print Making

    11 May - 11 May

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    hard at work deaf friendly tour

    Deaf Awareness Week - Deaf Friendly Tours

    11 May - 11 May

    Themed Daytime Events

    Photo of Dave Reeve

    Poetry Writing Workshop

    18 May - 18 May

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    photo of industrial might

    Red by Night

    18 May - 18 May

    Evening Events, advance-booking

    Iron & Steel: An Industrial Might Study Day

    Iron & Steel: An Industrial Might Study Day

    18 May - 18 May

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    ind might slim

    Industrial Might

    18 May - 19 May

    locksmiths forge experience

    Forge Experience Day

    25 May - 25 May

    Experience Days, Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall, advance-booking

    tunes through time

    Half Term - Tunes Through Time

    25 May - 02 June

    School Holidays, Themed Daytime Events

    photo of children doing research

    Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

    29 May - 29 May

    Heritage Clubs, Children Only Events, School Holidays, advance-booking

    photo of leather keyring

    Family Workshop: Leather Key Rings

    30 May - 30 May

    Heritage Clubs, advance-booking

    photo of felt insects

    Family Felt Making Workshop: Bugs and Butterflies

    01 June - 01 June

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, School Holidays, advance-booking

    photo of Peaky Blinders

    Peaky Blinders Night

    07 June - 08 June

    Evening Events, advance-booking

    photo of stone masonry

    An Introduction to Stone Masonry: 2 day course

    08 June - 09 June

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    Rag rug making

    Beginners Rag Rug Making - Shaggy Seat Mats

    08 June - 08 June

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    women chainmakers

    Audio Descriptive Tour - Stories of the Women Chainmakers

    08 June - 08 June

    Themed Daytime Events

    photo of store tour

    Get Closer: Store Tour Introduction (Members Only)

    08 June - 08 June

    Members Only Events, advance-booking

    photo of store tour

    Get Closer: Store Tour Delve Deeper (Members Only)

    08 June - 08 June

    Members Only Events, advance-booking

    Glass Engraving

    Glass Engraving

    15 June - 15 June

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    locksmiths forge experience

    Forge Experience Day

    15 June - 15 June

    Experience Days, Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall, advance-booking

    photo Classic Car Show

    Festival of Black Country Vehicles

    16 June - 16 June

    Themed Daytime Events

    lace

    Beginners' Bobbin Lace Making: 2 Day Course

    29 June - 30 June

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    photo of baskets

    Willow Basket Weaving - Oval Basket: 2 Day Course

    06 July - 07 July

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    photo of young 40s lady and soldier

    1940s Weekend

    13 July - 14 July

    Themed Daytime Events

    1940s photo of d-day darlings

    1940s Evening

    13 July

    Evening Events, advance-booking

    locksmiths forge experience

    Forge Experience Day

    13 July - 13 July

    Experience Days, Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall, advance-booking

    photo of ration book

    From Rationing to Reformation: a 1940s study day

    20 July - 20 July

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    Photo of felt purses

    Felt Pockets & Purses Workshop

    20 July - 20 July

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    photo of toy collection

    Get Closer: Museum Toys

    24 July - 24 July

    Members Only Events, advance-booking

    photo of pottery

    Family Introduction to Pottery Workshop

    26 July - 26 July

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, School Holidays, advance-booking

    photo of pottery

    An Introduction to Pottery Workshop

    27 July - 27 July

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    locksmiths 1940s day

    1940s Day at the Locksmith's House

    27 July - 27 July

    Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall

    photo of children doing research

    Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

    31 July - 31 July

    Heritage Clubs, Children Only Events, School Holidays, advance-booking

    photo of drypoint sketch

    Family Print Making Workshop

    01 August - 01 August

    Heritage Clubs, advance-booking

    summer lates

    Summer Lates

    02 August - 02 August

    Evening Events, School Holidays

    canal

    Introduction to Canal Art: Roses

    03 August - 03 August

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    photo of Canal Art

    Introduction to Canal Art: Castles

    04 August - 04 August

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    photo of children doing research

    Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

    07 August - 07 August

    Heritage Clubs, Children Only Events, School Holidays, advance-booking

    photo of metal petals

    Family Metal Petals workshop

    08 August - 08 August

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, School Holidays, advance-booking

    summer lates

    Summer Lates

    09 August - 09 August

    Evening Events, School Holidays

    photo of children doing research

    Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

    14 August - 14 August

    Heritage Clubs, Children Only Events, School Holidays, advance-booking

    photo of costume

    Get Closer: Fashion (Members only)

    15 August - 15 August

    Members Only Events, advance-booking

    Family Workshop: Enamel Plaques

    Family Workshop: Enamel Plaques

    15 August - 15 August

    Heritage Clubs, advance-booking

    summer lates

    Summer Lates

    16 August - 16 August

    Evening Events, School Holidays

    locksmiths forge experience

    Forge Experience Day

    17 August - 17 August

    Experience Days, Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall, advance-booking

    photo of children doing research

    Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

    21 August - 21 August

    Heritage Clubs, Children Only Events, School Holidays, advance-booking

    Family Pewter Casting

    Family Pewter Casting

    22 August - 22 August

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, School Holidays, advance-booking

    Family Pewter Casting - Members Only

    Family Pewter Casting - Members Only

    22 August - 22 August

    Members Only Events, advance-booking

    summer lates

    Summer Lates

    23 August - 23 August

    Evening Events, School Holidays

    photo of children researching

    Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

    28 August - 28 August

    Heritage Clubs, Children Only Events, School Holidays, advance-booking

    photo of girl ragrugging

    Family Rag Rug Making Workshop

    29 August - 29 August

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, School Holidays, advance-booking

    summer lates

    Summer Lates

    30 August - 30 August

    Evening Events, School Holidays

    photo of peaky blinders

    Peaky Blinders Night

    06 September - 07 September

    Evening Events, advance-booking

    photo of glass

    Glass Painting

    07 September - 07 September

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    photo of staff in peaky outfits

    Peaky Blinders Night

    13 September - 14 September

    Evening Events, advance-booking

    Photo of the store tours

    Hidden Objects: Tour and Tea

    14 September - 14 September

    advance-booking

    on the move audio tour

    Audio Descriptive Tour - On the Move

    14 September

    Themed Daytime Events

    canal art photo

    Family Workshop: Canal Art

    21 September - 21 September

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, Bank Holiday Weekend, advance-booking

    locksmiths forge experience

    Forge Experience Day

    21 September - 21 September

    Experience Days, Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall, advance-booking

    Canals and their Architecture: A canal study day

    Canals and their Architecture: A canal study day

    21 September - 21 September

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    photo of painted canal art tiles

    Family Workshop: Canal Art (Members Only)

    21 September - 21 September

    Members Only Events, advance-booking

    locksmiths cookery

    Edwardian Cooking Experience

    28 September - 28 September

    Experience Days, Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall, advance-booking

    photo of leather workshop

    Introduction to Leatherwork

    28 September - 28 September

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    Photo of Dave Reeves

    Poetry Writing Workshop

    28 September - 28 September

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    dyes

    Natural Dyes Day Course

    05 October - 05 October

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    locksmiths forge experience

    Forge Experience Day

    12 October - 12 October

    Experience Days, Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall, advance-booking

    photo of cyanotype

    Cyanotype Workshop (Victorian Photagraphic Technique)

    12 October - 12 October

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    photo of store tour

    Get Closer: Store Tour Introduction (Members Only)

    12 October - 12 October

    Members Only Events, advance-booking

    photo of store tour

    Get Closer: Store Tour Delve Deeper (Members Only)

    12 October - 12 October

    Members Only Events, advance-booking

    image file of architects drawings

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

    19 October - 19 October

    Members Only Events, advance-booking

    Halloween photo

    Halloween Nights

    25 October - 26 October

    Evening Events, advance-booking

    willenhall horrible histories

    The Locksmith's House - Horrible Willenhall Histories

    26 October - 26 October

    Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall

    photo of homemade candle

    Introduction to Candle Making: Bees Wax Candles

    26 October - 26 October

    Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

    photo of tapered candles

    Family Workshop: Candle Making

    27 October - 27 October

    Heritage Clubs, advance-booking

    group in halloween costume

    Halloween Nights

    30 October - 31 October

    Evening Events, advance-booking

    photo of young curators

    Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

    30 October - 30 October

    Heritage Clubs, Children Only Events, School Holidays, advance-booking

    emile doos chemist

    Audio Descriptive Tour - The Aromas of Emile Doo's

    09 November - 09 November

    Themed Daytime Events

    Photo of books in archive

    Get Closer: Museum Archive Tour (Members Only)

    16 November - 16 November

    Members Only Events, advance-booking

    locksmiths forge experience

    Forge Experience Day

    16 November - 16 November

    Experience Days, Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall, advance-booking

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