When Santa came to the Factory: Remembering the Works Children's Parties

Bantock House Museum
6 November 2014 - 18 January 2015

A lot of people remember Christmas parties organised by the factory where their family worked. In this exhibition we will be sharling and reliving those memories

Letters Home - Bantock House Museum

Bantock House Museum
14 August 2014 - 2 November 2014

Letters Home explores different elements of letters written during the First World War. At Bantock House, letters are displayed alongside objects selected from Wolverhampton’s collection and relevant items loaned from local collectors.

All that Glisters: 18th Century Steel Jewellery

Bantock House Museum
9 May 2014 - 10 August 2014

In the 1700s, Wolverhampton was highly regarded as a centre for the production of cut steel jewellery. Fashionable brooches, buckles and buttons were carefully crafted by riveting steel ‘gems’ to a base of thin sheet metal and then individually shaped and polished.

All in a Day's Work

Bantock House Museum
23 January 2014 - 5 May 2014

The Black Country was home to many large manufacturing companies that have now moved out or closed down. The exhibition provides a brief history of the companies in words and images and visitors are encouraged to share their own memories with us.

A Tribute to Agatha Christie

Bantock House Museum
24 October 2013 - 19 January 2014

Agatha Christie is well known as an author of murder mysteries and creator of inscrutable characters. Discover more about her life and work, including the unassuming Miss Marple and the brainy Belgian detective Hercule Poirot.

On Parade - The Real Dad’s Army

Bantock House Museum
15 August 2013 - 20 October 2013

Find out about the real Dad’s Army and what went on at Bantock House.

All Locked Up

Bantock House Museum
9 May 2013 - 11 August 2013

This exhibition will include displays of locks and keys from the city’s collection, alongside the history of Wolverhampton’s lock industry.

Open All Hours

Bantock House Museum
16 January 2013 - 5 May 2013

The appearance of our high street has changed many times throughout history and in this exhibition we look at some of the shops and eating places that were once familiar to shoppers in the Wolverhampton area.

A Dickensian Christmas

Bantock House Museum
7 November 2012 - 13 January 2013

A celebration of Christmas Victorian style with a display of objects from the collection that may have been given as gifts during the festive season

A Children's War

Bantock House Museum
1 August 2012 - 4 November 2012

Find out how young people were affected by the conflict and rationing as fathers and brothers joining the armed forces and mothers and sisters supported the war effort on the home front.

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