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Heritage Skills Courses at Black Country Living Museum

logoA new programme of short courses and lunchtime talks with the aim of promoting and preserving the objects, traditions and skills of the region.

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.

We have a range of courses that we offer covering themes including Historic Buildings and Monuments, Historic Artefacts, Art & Crafts and Traditional Food & Drink.

For further details visit: http://www.bclm.co.uk/whatson/heritage-skills-courses–talks-programme/7.htm

Here’s some of the courses coming up:

Date Course Deliverer
April 30 April Environmental Monitoring & Control Bob Child
May 8 May Understanding Historical Textiles Alison Lister
13 May Understanding Ceramics Nick Berthoud
14 May Mould & Pest Management Bob Child
June 3 June Social History of Tea Nick Berthoud
11 June Ethics in Conservation Bob Child


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