What's my story?

20th May - 15th July 2019
Tunnel Treasures Exhibition
Discover how everyday objects can tell many different stories. Each object will mean something different to every one of us. Read more

Dudley Society of Artists Annual Exhibition

17th June - 15th July 2019
Waterside Gallery Exhibition
We are looking forward to welcoming back the Dudley Society of Artists for the third year running to the Waterside Gallery for their annual exhibition. Read more

Made in the Black Country

29th & 30th June 2019
Craft Fair
Enjoy a taste of the Black Country at our weekend event where a range of designer makers and artists will showcase their creativity and pride for the Black Country. Read more

Explorasaurus Evening

5th July 2019
Family Fun
Join us for an evening of dino-tastic fun with treasure hunts, themed craft activities, dinosaur quizzes and a chance to pose for a photo with our dinosaurs. Read more

Family Discovery Day - Canal Clean Up

Saturday 6th July
Family Discovery Day
Have a go at volunteering with our one-off Family Discovery Days. Today we will be heading off with our nets and litter pickers to help clean up our local stretch of canal. Read more

Carl Chinn - The Real Peaky Blinders

11th July 2019
Meal and Talk
The BBC’s popular 'Peaky Blinders' paints a picture of the notorious gangs in Birmingham. But who were the real Peaky Blinders? Join us for a two course Black Country meal, followed by a fascinating talk from historian Professor Carl Chinn. Read more

Acoustic Voices Concert

13th July 2019
Music Underground
Enjoy beautiful a capella singing in our stunning Singing Cavern. Read more

Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust Open Exhibition

15th July - 19th August 2019
Waterside Gallery Exhibition
Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust is pleased to announce its third open art exhibition at the Portal's Waterside Gallery. This exhibition is a chance for everyone to get involved, whether you exhibit regularly or you’ve never displayed your work anywhere before! Read more

The Black Country at Play

16th July - 1st September 2019
Tunnel Treasures Exhibition
Discover favourite games and toys from past and present through the eyes of our visitors, volunteers and staff. Read more

Little Skippers - Canal Life

24th & 25th July, 14th & 15th August 2019
Family Fun
Hop onto a boat for a trip around the caverns, then get stuck into canal-inspired things to make and do! Read more

Family Discovery Day - Allotment Garden

Wednesday 31st July
Family Discovery Day
Have a go at volunteering with our one-off Family Discovery Days. Today we will be in the Gongoozler allotment harvesting our veg and planting winter crops. Read more

Little Skippers - Fabulous Fossils

7th, 8th, 28th & 29th August 2019
Family Fun
Hop on board for a boat trip around the caverns, then get stuck into a fossil dig, hand-print ammonites and more! Read more

Tunnel Teds

16th August & 5th October 2019
Family Fun
A great day out for you and your furry friends. Tailored for under 7's there's loads on offer to keep you all occupied. A special boat trip, bear themed stories, face painting and so much more. Read more

Little Skippers - Watery Wildlife

31st July & 1st, 21st & 22nd August 2019
Family Fun
Canals, water, wildlife; what's not to love? Join us for a boat trip around the caverns followed by activities in this fun-filled morning of activity. Read more

Pirates and Mermaids Evening

23rd August 2019
Family Fun
Come and enjoy a mermazing and swashbuckling night of fun as we are inspired by two of the most famous legends of the sea. Treasure hunts, a pirate hideout and themed activities will keep you entertained. Read more


26th - 31st October 2019
Halloween Family Fun
Take a spooktacular trip underground to discover our caverns dressed for Halloween on these fun, family-friendly trips! Read more

Little Skippers – Halloween Fun!

29th October - 1st November 2019
Halloween Family Fun
Our hugely popular school holiday activities and boat trip are back for more spooky family fun this October half term! Read more

A Fairy Tale Christmas

Selected days from 1st - 23rd December 2019
Christmas Family Fun
Enjoy a magical Christmas experience deep underground in our Fairy Tale Kingdom. A great family visit for all to enjoy. Read more

Carols in the Caverns

1st, 8th & 15th December 2019
Christmas Music Underground
A wonderful start to the Christmas season. Join us for a magical Christmas journey through the caverns, filled with song and good cheer. Read more