THERE’S stacks for the whole family to do at two of the borough’s top attractions this half term.

The Red House Glass Cone has plenty of activities going on, including the chance to make something in glass with bookable sessions throughout Whit Week.

These include glass fusion: toadstools and glass fusion: gnomes on Tuesday, May 29, and Thursday, May 31, respectively. Sessions run at 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm and 2pm, cost £5 per child and must be booked in advance and adults can join in too.

Fusion goes a step further with two sessions that fuse glass with other materials. These are paper inclusions and metal in glass, both on Saturday, June 2.

The paper session runs 11.30am to 1.30pm is drop in and costs £3 per child; the metal fused glass plus sessions run at 2pm to 2.45pm and 3pm to 3.45pm, cost £6 and must be booked in advance.

The cone’s popular family fun days make a return, this time with an animal day on Wednesday, May 30, from 10.30am to 2.30pm, where youngsters can follow a trail, do a series of animal themed crafts and meet some critters, with visitors from Dudley Zoo, Greyhound Trust and Blacks Vets. The craft sessions cost £3 and there is no need to book.

There are free family trails available every day, suitable for the over eights, including a Titanic trail which gets youngsters to look for Titanic themed clues around the site.

The site also hosts free glass blowing demonstrations every weekend in the hot glass studio. Visitors can watch as glass artists transform a molten piece of glass into a glass, vase, platter or objet. Demonstrations take place every weekend from 1.30pm to 3.30pm and daily during school holidays from 11am to 2.30pm.

While over at Dudley Museum at the Archives there are a host of activities and events, including a free family trail from Saturday, May 26, to Saturday, June 2, from 10am until 3pm around the museum.

There’s a family fun day on Friday, June 1, with a knights and princesses theme. Activities run 10.30am to 3.30pm and cost £3. Youngsters can follow a trail and take part in a range of crafts. Fancy dress is welcome.

The museum is now based at the Tipton Road Archives in Dudley, opening 10am to 4pm, Monday to Saturday.

While Red House Glass Cone is based at High Street, Wordsley, and opens 10am to 3pm Monday to Friday, and Saturday and Sunday between 11am and 4pm.

For more information contact 01384 812381 or 01384 815571 or follow the museums service on facebook @rehousecone or @dudleymuseum and twitter @glass_museum @redhousecone and @dudleymuseum.