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Events and activities

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9th June - 29th September

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Leather Museum, we've brought together the work of many of the country's top contemporary makers, designers and companies working in leather today.  This sumptuous exhibition features work by Val Michael and Neil MacGregor, Caroline Groves, Sarah Williams, and many more.


Macmillan Coffee Morning

Friday, 28th September, 10am - 2pm

We're hosting our first Macmillan Coffee Morning here at the museum and would love you to join us!  We can promise a warm welcome and a smashing cuppa, and will be bringing cake too!  If you'd like to show your support by baking (or buying) some sweet treats to share, we will love you forever!


Wicked Walsall Talk with Ian Bott

Saturday, 13th October


Join our very own Visitor Assistant, and Local Historian Ian Bott for one of his celebrated illustrated talks looking at the darker side of local history.

£3.50, includes tea and cake!

Booking and pre-payment essential


Leather Organiser Workshop with Deborette Clarke

Saturday, 3rd November

10.30am - 3.30pm

In this workshop, leatherworker Deborette will help you to get organised!  Make a leather pen/pencil roll or a phone/card organiser.  You can choose your preferred design, learn how to use leatherworking tools safely, cut out, assemble and hand sew your organiser.



October Half Term Activities for Children

Incy Wincy Spider Drop-In

Tuesday, 30th October

10.30am - 12.30am and 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Come and join us for a fun drop-in craft session and make some spidery decorations to make your Halloween go with an aaaarggh!

£1.00, no need to book


Magical Monsters Workshop with Rob Conway

Wednesday. 31st October

10.30am - 12.30am or1.30pm - 3.30pm

Join Rob for a fun monster-making workshop!  Create your own tiny terror to take home with you!

£3.00, booking essention.  Suitable for 5 - 12s