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    1940s Weekend and Evening Event

    Spend the weekend in wartime Britain. Sat 15 & Sun 16 July.

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    Ignite your passion to learn

    An immersive programme of Workshops, Crafts, Courses and Talks for all ages

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Join in a Tour of the Workers’ Institute

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Stroll around our Boat Dock


See live bakery demonstrations


Watch a silent film in our cinema

Underground mine

Go underground in the mine

Tram rides

Have a ride on our historic transport

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Enjoy our Traditional Fairground

Traditional street games

Try your hand at traditional street games

Victorian School Lessons

Have a school lesson

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30 June
Knit and Natter to help BCLM

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01 July
Metal Working Experience


01 July
Beginners’ Bobbin Lace Making Day Course - Sold Out

Banks's Beer Tasting

01 July
Banks’s Black Country Beers - Sold Out

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01 July
Fabulous Fascinators

Black Country Weekend photograph

08 July - 09 July
Black Country Weekend


08 July - 09 July
Willow Basket Weaving - Oval Basket - Sold Out

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08 July
Family Creative Writing Workshops

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10 July - 14 July
Finding the Forties

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14 July
Knit and Natter to help BCLM

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15 July - 16 July
1940s Weekend

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15 July
1940s Evening

Find out what's on all year

Check out our full programme of activities, events and workshops  that we run throughout the year.

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