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Heritage Skills Courses

A new programme of short courses for adults with the aim of promoting and sustaining the heritage skills of the Black Country.

Whether you want to find out more, develop a new hobby, learn a new skill or extend your knowledge and expertise, we offer a range of exciting, hands-on learning experiences for adults, making use of the Museum's historic buildings and collections, our industrial landscape and the traditions and culture of the Black Country. 

Dudley’s new Archives and Local History Centre also offer a range of adult courses.

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Glass Painting

07 September - 07 September

learn the basics of traditional glass painting in enamels

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Introduction to Leatherwork - Fully Booked

28 September - 28 September

Fully Booked


Natural Dyes Day Course - Fully booked

05 October - 05 October

Fully Booked

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Cyanotype Workshop (Victorian Photagraphic Technique)

12 October - 12 October

Explore and experiment with the Victorian photographic technique of cyanotype.

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Introduction to Candle Making: Bees Wax Candles

26 October - 26 October

A workshop to introduce a range of waxes and techniques

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Rag Rug Christmas Wreaths

16 November - 16 November

Learn the traditional techniques of rag rug wreath making

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Willow Christmas Decorations

23 November - 23 November

Make a Christmas wreath from colourful willow stems.

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