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    Historic Holiday Fun

    This summer is bursting with fun for all the family!

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    Experience Days

    Try one of our unforgettable experiences - a perfect exclusive day for you or that someone special.

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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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A Flavour of the Forties

Tram rides

Have a ride on our historic transport

Underground mine

Go underground in the mine

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Watch the traditional skills of metal working

bakery

See live bakery demonstrations

pub

Have a traditional ale in the Bottle & Glass Inn

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Enjoy our Traditional Fairground

Cinema

Watch a silent film in our cinema

Victorian School Lessons

Have a school lesson

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Stroll around our Boat Dock

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Join in a Tour of the Workers’ Institute

Traditional street games

Try your hand at traditional street games

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16 July - 20 July
A Flavour of the Forties

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19 July
Transport Driving Experience EveningExperience Days, advance-booking

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21 July
Forge Experience DayExperience Days, Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall, advance-booking

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21 July
From herbs and humours to hospitals and healthcare: the birth of the NHSHeritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

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21 July - 02 September
Historic Holiday FunSchool Holidays

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25 July
Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)Heritage Clubs, Children Only Events, School Holidays, advance-booking

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27 July
Banks's Brewery Tour (Members only) - Sold OutMembers Only Events, Food & Drink Events, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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27 July
Knit and Natter - Fully BookedHeritage Clubs, Fully Booked

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27 July
Family PotteryHeritage Workshops & Talks, School Holidays, advance-booking

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27 July
Tram Driving Experience Day - Sold OutExperience Days, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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27 July
Family Pottery (Members Only) - Sold OutHeritage Workshops & Talks, Members Only Events, School Holidays, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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28 July
1940s Day at The Locksmith's HouseEvents at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall, School Holidays, advance-booking

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A Flavour of the Forties

16 July - 20 July

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Transport Driving Experience Evening

19 July

Experience Days, advance-booking

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Forge Experience Day

21 July

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

Photo of hands using a pestle and mortar.

From herbs and humours to hospitals and healthcare: the birth of the NHS

21 July

Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

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Historic Holiday Fun

21 July - 02 September

School Holidays

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Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

25 July

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

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Banks's Brewery Tour (Members only) - Sold Out

27 July

Members Only Events, Food & Drink Events, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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Knit and Natter - Fully Booked

27 July

Heritage Clubs, Fully Booked

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Family Pottery

27 July

Heritage Workshops & Talks, School Holidays, advance-booking

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Tram Driving Experience Day - Sold Out

27 July

Experience Days, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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Family Pottery (Members Only) - Sold Out

27 July

Heritage Workshops & Talks, Members Only Events, School Holidays, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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1940s Day at The Locksmith's House

28 July

Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall, School Holidays, advance-booking

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An Introductory to Pottery Making

28 July

Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

Archives

Get Closer: Archive Tour (Members only)

28 July

Members Only Events, advance-booking

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Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

01 August

Children Only Events, School Holidays, advance-booking

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Summer Evening

03 August

Evening Events, School Holidays

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Family Metal Petals workshop

07 August

Heritage Workshops & Talks, School Holidays, advance-booking

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Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

08 August

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

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Summer Evening

10 August

Evening Events, School Holidays

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Knit and Natter - Fully Booked

10 August

Heritage Clubs, Fully Booked

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Family Introduction to Felt Making

14 August

Heritage Workshops & Talks, School Holidays, advance-booking

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Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

15 August

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

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Metal Working Experience

16 August

Experience Days, advance-booking

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Summer Evening

17 August

Evening Events, School Holidays

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Canal Art for Beginners: Castles - Sold Out

18 August

Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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Forge Experience Day - Sold out

18 August

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

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Canal Art for Beginners: Roses - Sold Out

18 August

Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking, Fully Booked

Family Pewter Casting

Family Pewter Casting

21 August

Heritage Workshops & Talks, School Holidays, advance-booking

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Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

22 August

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

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Get Closer: Fashion (Members only) - Sold Out

23 August

Members Only Events, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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Transport Driving Experience Evening - Sold Out

23 August

Experience Days, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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Knit and Natter - Fully Booked

24 August

Heritage Clubs, Fully Booked

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Summer Evening

24 August

Evening Events, School Holidays

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Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

29 August

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

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Family Rag Rug Making Workshop

30 August

Heritage Workshops & Talks, School Holidays, advance-booking

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Summer Evening

31 August

Evening Events, School Holidays

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Knit and Natter to help BCLM

07 September

Heritage Clubs

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Peaky Blinders Night - SOLD OUT

07 September - 08 September

Evening Events, advance-booking, Fully Booked

Glass Engraving

Glass Engraving

08 September

Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

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Home on the Range

13 September

Experience Days, advance-booking

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Peaky Blinders Night - SOLD OUT

14 September - 15 September

Evening Events, advance-booking, Fully Booked

Locksmith's House FREE Open Day!

Heritage Open Day at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall

15 September

Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall

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Heritage Open Day Store Tours

15 September

Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

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Get Closer: Peaky Blinders (Members only) - SOLD OUT

15 September

Evening Events, Members Only Events, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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Natural Dyes Day Course - Sold Out

15 September

Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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Knit and Natter to help BCLM

21 September

Heritage Clubs

Whiskey Tasting

Whiskey, Malts & Blends

22 September

Food & Drink Events, advance-booking

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Forge Experience Day - Sold out

22 September

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

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Poetry Writing Workshop

29 September

Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

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Fit for Purpose: A Costume Study Day

29 September

Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

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British Sign Language Tours

29 September

advance-booking

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Knit and Natter to help BCLM

05 October

Heritage Clubs

Harvest Festival

Harvest in the Home

06 October - 07 October

Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival Service

07 October

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Victorian Bakery Experience - Sold Out

13 October

Experience Days, Food & Drink Events, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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Knit and Natter to help BCLM

19 October

Heritage Clubs

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Forge Experience Day

20 October

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

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British Sign Language Tours

20 October

Halloween photo

Halloween Nights

26 October - 27 October

Evening Events, advance-booking

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The Locksmith's House - Horrible Willenhall Histories

27 October

Events at The Locksmith's House, Willenhall, School Holidays, advance-booking

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Half Term - Terrifying Tales

27 October - 04 November

School Holidays

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Introduction to Candle Making: Bees Wax Candles

27 October

Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

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Family Candle Making: Bees Wax -Sold Out

28 October

Heritage Workshops & Talks, School Holidays, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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Halloween Nights

30 October - 31 October

Evening Events, advance-booking

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Get Closer: Store Tour (Members only) 10am

31 October

Heritage Workshops & Talks, Members Only Events, advance-booking

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Get Closer: Store Tour (Members only) 11am

31 October

Heritage Workshops & Talks, Members Only Events, advance-booking

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Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)

31 October

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

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Knit and Natter to help BCLM

02 November

Heritage Clubs

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Sweet Making Experience - Sold out

03 November

Experience Days, Food & Drink Events, advance-booking

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Sweet Making Experience - Sold Out

10 November

Experience Days, Food & Drink Events, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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The Great War is Over

10 November - 11 November

Remembrance Service

Armistice Day Service

11 November

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Knit and Natter to help BCLM

16 November

Heritage Clubs

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Victorian Bakery & Sweet Making Experience - Sold Out

17 November

Experience Days, Food & Drink Events, advance-booking, Fully Booked

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Forge Experience Day

17 November

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

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British Sign Language Tours

24 November

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Knit and Natter to help BCLM

30 November

Heritage Clubs

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British Sign Language Tours

08 December

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