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Events and Exhibitions

The Cone hosts an exciting programme of exhibitions and events throughout the year. Exhibitions range from evocative works by local artists to insights into the collections cared for by the Museums Service.

Black Country Day. Saturday 14th July. 11am-4pm

Photo of Visitor services manager Sarah Hall with Black Country merchandise
Bostin Black Country Day

Come over to our iconic Cone to celebrate all things Black Country. 

Guided Canal Walks (please book in advance)

Bostin Teenage Market

Sticky Saturday crafts

Magic of glass talks

Glass Blowing demonstrations

Fun for all ages and FREE. 

Scents and Sensibility

OKRA scent bottle by Richard Golding
Perfume bottle by Richard Golding

Scents and Sensibility

This display of glass perfume bottles explores the history of perfumery and the use of glass as a product to contain and preserve scent. Our sense of smell is so powerful it can be used as a memory stimulant for those suffering with Dementia and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

JAM person having a party

Juniors at Museums and the Learning Service

The Learning Service offers a fun and informative range of workshops for children, families and adults. Follow the links below for details:

Learning Service

Details of workshops and our education programme.

Kiln Fused Glass Workshops

Learn about kiln fusing and make your own jewellery pieces through our taster jewellery, coaster and wall-hanging workshops.

JAM Club 

We run a range of activities for children.

Children's activities at the Cone
Children's activities