Events in 2018

Tile wallhanging-SDC10399Youngsters and adults can enjoy a huge range of activities at the Red House Glass Cone in 2018.

Full details of dates, times, venues, suggested ages for activities and cost (if applicable) is available to download from

Adult Crafts & Fabric Faffers

Aimed at people who enjoy chatting and making, no previous skills required. Come along, have a go and have a cuppa. Come and try it; we promise you’ll want to come back Please pre-book.

Fused Glass Course

Book for all three sessions only. Participants will be taught how to cut fused glass in our studio learn basic slumping and firing schedules.

Pottery Course

Book for all three sessions only. Participants will use various techniques to create pottery, paint and glaze in our education space at Dudley Museum at the Archives.

Scrap Glass Challenge

Aimed at people who fancy having a go at glass fusing; using bits of glass left over from Glass fusion sessions. No previous skills required, come along, have a chat and have a go. You can’t go wrong!

Treasures at the Museum

Find out more about the history and origins of Dudley Museums and our collections. A short talk highlighting some of our chosen treasures. A different treasures each month.

Diddy Dinos

Story, sensory play and fun in our popular under 4’s stay and play session. The session is designed for babies, toddlers and their carers to interact and play.

Easter Hunt

Hunt for Easter related treats around the site.

Glass fusion. For ages 5+

Working in our glass fusing studio, make lovely glass treasures. Sessions last about 30 minutes and need to be booked in advance.

Glass fusion plus. For ages 8+

A more advanced session aimed at children and adults who have had a go at our glass crafts…and are hooked! Sessions last about an hour and need to be booked in advance.

Glass crafts. For ages 4+

Relaxed session for all the family. Drop in and have a go at different glass crafts; a different activity each month. Due to the handling of small pieces of glass we do not recommend to children under 5.

Sticky Saturday

Have a go at being messy and sticky…and we tidy up. Quick, simple crafts to make and take home with you.  Drop in at any time but allow 30 minutes.

Teenage Market

A great way to showcase ‘enterprise’ with young people 12-23 years of age how they can ‘market’ their talents and anything they earn – they can keep! Are you a young person who is interested? Please register at Young people under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Teacher’s Dinosaur Day

Aimed specifically at teachers’ and their families. Join us or a taster of our ‘How to be a Dinosaur’ day for primary schools. Suitable for all your family. All attendees will be entered into a draw to win a FREE school trip for their year group.

Family Trails

Simple search around the venue. Drop in at anytime but allow at least 30 minutes.