skip to main content
  • Tunes Through Time May Half Term

    Half Term - Tunes Through Time

    Tune in to a week filled with the sounds and songs of the past during the May half term!

  • BCVR

    This Father's Day

    See over 100 vehicles as they cavalcade around the roads of our Museum.

  • 1940s weekend photo

    1940s Weekend

    Explore the sights and sounds of Wartime Britain

Cinema

Watch a silent film in our cinema

fairground

Enjoy our Traditional Fairground

Workers institute

Join in a Tour of the Workers' Institute

street games

Try your hand at traditional street games

boat dock

Stroll around our Boat Dock

trolleybuses

Have a ride on our historic transport

underground mine

Go underground in the mine

Traditional Fish and Chips

Enjoy our traditionally cooked fish & chips

pulling a pint in the pub

Have a traditional ale in the Bottle & Glass Inn

school lesson

Have a school lesson

chain making

Watch the traditional skills of metal working

locksmiths forge experience

25 May
Forge Experience Day - Sold Out
A "hands on" experience of Blacksmithing

Tunes through Time

25 May - 02 June
Half Term - Tunes Through Time
Join us this half term for a rousing get together with some classic tunes!

photo of children doing research

29 May
Young Archaeologists' and Curators' Club (YACC)
Take part in our holiday club exploring the past*

photo of leather keyring

30 May
Family Workshop: Leather Key Rings
A fun way to start Leather craft

photo of felt insects

01 June
Family Felt Making Workshop: Bugs and Butterflies
Learn about the history of the craft and make a piece to take home

photo of Peaky Blinders

07 June - 08 June
Peaky Blinders Night - Sold Out
Grab your flat cap or your flapper dress & step inside the world of the Shelbys

photo of stone masonry

08 June - 09 June
An Introduction to Stone Masonry: 2 day course
A 2 day course to learn the basic techniques of carving and shaping stone.

Rag rug making

08 June
Beginners Rag Rug Making - Shaggy Seat Mats
Learn about the traditional craft of rag-rug making.

women chainmakers

08 June
Audio Descriptive Tour - The Women Chainmakers Of Cradley Heath
Discover the story of the women chain makers of Cradley Heath

photo of store tour

08 June
Get Closer: Store Tour Introduction (Members Only)
Bring the family along to join in a beginners behind the scenes tour

photo of store tour

08 June
Get Closer: Store Tour Delve Deeper (Members Only)
Join us for a more indepth look at our Collections on a behind the scenes tour

Ale tasting

14 June - 15 June
Raise a Glass for Father's Day with Sadler's Ales
Evening Events, Food & Drink Events, advance-booking

locksmiths forge experience

Forge Experience Day - Sold Out

25 May - 25 May

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

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 - Sold Out

07 June - 08 June

Evening Events, Fully Booked

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 - The Women Chainmakers Of Cradley Heath

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

Ale tasting

Raise a Glass for Father's Day with Sadler's Ales

14 June - 15 June

Evening Events, Food & Drink 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 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 gin

Get Closer: Gin Tasting (Members only)

05 July - 05 July

Evening Events, Members Only Events, Food & Drink Events, advance-booking

dig for victory

Deaf Friendly Tours - Explore Edwardian Gardening

06 July - 06 July

Themed Daytime Events

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

Chase GB Gin

The Great British Summer Tasting with Chase

19 July - 19 July

Evening Events, Food & Drink Events, advance-booking

historic heroes lined up at the museum

Historic Heroes

20 July - 01 September

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

Green Duck Brewery Ale Range

Meet the Brewer - Green Duck Brewery

26 July - 26 July

Evening Events, Food & Drink Events, advance-booking

photo of pottery

Family Introduction to Pottery Workshop - Sold Out

26 July - 26 July

Heritage Workshops & Talks, School Holidays, Fully Booked

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 - Sold Out

03 August - 03 August

Heritage Workshops & Talks, Fully Booked

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

Dr Eamer's Gin Tasting

Dr Eamers' – Gin Tasting

17 August - 17 August

Evening Events, Food & Drink Events, advance-booking

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 - Sold Out

06 September - 07 September

Evening Events, Fully Booked

photo of glass

Glass Painting

07 September - 07 September

Heritage Workshops & Talks, advance-booking

photo of staff in peaky outfits

Peaky Blinders Night - Sold Out

13 September - 14 September

Evening Events, Fully Booked

Photo of the store tours

Hidden Objects: Tour and Tea

14 September - 14 September

advance-booking

on the move audio tour

Audio Descriptive Tour - Travel on a vintage vehicles made in the Black Country

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 - Sold Out

28 September - 28 September

Heritage Workshops & Talks, Fully Booked

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

Green Duck Brewery image

Get Closer: Meet the Brewer with Green Duck

11 October - 11 October

Evening Events, Members Only Events, Food & Drink Events, 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

bsl school lesson

Deaf Friendly Tours - Edwardian School Lesson

12 October - 12 October

Themed Daytime Events

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

fiendish felon man in top hat with skull in hand

Fiendish Felons - Half Term

26 October - 03 November

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 The Chemist

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

Your Feedback
Your Feedback
BCLM Newsletter
Join Newsletter