What’s On

 

Each year Weston Museum plays host to a number of events which provide opportunities for both enthusiasts and families to enjoy a great day out.

Oct
31
Thu
An Alternative Halloween @ Weston Museum
Oct 31 @ 10:30 – 11:30
An Alternative Halloween @ Weston Museum

Do you feel Halloween has become a bit commercial? Come and explore the traditional, British roots of Halloween with crafts and music linked to Medieval Harvest and All Hallows Eve.

Hour long family-friendly workshops with a variety of make and take activities. These workshops are most suitable for children of school age and their grown-ups, but are accessible to all ages and abilities with adult support.

An Alternative Halloween @ Weston Museum
Oct 31 @ 12:00 – 13:00
An Alternative Halloween @ Weston Museum

Do you feel Halloween has become a bit commercial? Come and explore the traditional, British roots of Halloween with crafts and music linked to Medieval Harvest and All Hallows Eve.

Hour long family-friendly workshops with a variety of make and take activities. These workshops are most suitable for children of school age and their grown-ups, but are accessible to all ages and abilities with adult support.

Halloween Film Night @ Weston Museum
Oct 31 @ 20:00 – 21:30
Halloween Film Night @ Weston Museum

Join us for a Halloween themed film night.

We shall be showing Nosferatu- the original vampire film. There will be a live piano accompaniment.

Bar and refreshments will be available.

 

Nov
2
Sat
Know Your Place @ Weston Museum
Nov 2 @ 11:00 – 13:00

Come and meet one of our volunteers and find out about the Know Your Place project.  Know Your Place is an online mapping resource that allows you to search through historic maps, images and information for the west of England.

http://www.kypwest.org.uk.

If you have an image of historic North Somerset that you would like to share, you can bring it to the museum to be scanned at our drop in sessions.  It will be added to the Know Your Place website. Or you can upload yourself by navigating to the community layer of the website.

Weston Museum, supported by Weston-super-Mare Town Council, is working in partnership with North Somerset Council to enhance Know Your Place North Somerset.

The project is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund #nationallotteryfund and the Great Weston Heritage Action Zone.

Nov
3
Sun
Slime & Science Workshops @ Weston Museum
Nov 3 all-day
Slime & Science Workshops @ Weston Museum

Join Weston Museum for our incredibly popular Slime Workshops.

6th October – glow in the dark or fluffy slime

28th October – pumpkin or cob web slime

3rd November- Science workshop. Frozen animal rescue, fizzing foam, clean mud, foamy rain clouds, magic milk.

14th December – candy cane or Christmas tree slime.

Sessions at: 10:00, 11:30, 13:30, 15:00

Cost is £5

Minimum age: 4

Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty

Pre-booking is strongly recommended

Nov
9
Sat
Jazz Night @ Weston Museum
Nov 9 @ 19:00 – 21:30
Jazz Night @ Weston Museum

Join us at Weston Museum for Jazz Club.

Come to the museum’s beautiful courtyard and enjoy the soothing sounds of some traditional jazz.

Tickets cost £10.

 

Nov
10
Sun
Monthly Craft Workshops @ Weston Museum
Nov 10 all-day
Monthly Craft Workshops @ Weston Museum

Join us for a variety of craft workshops every second Sunday of the month.

October 13th- Soap Making
November 10th- Pixel Picture Making
December 8th- Ceramic painting
February 9th- Soap making
March 8th- Bath bombs

Sessions at: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:30 & £15:30

Pre-booking is strongly recommended

Nov
13
Wed
Pub Quiz @ Weston Museum
Nov 13 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Pub Quiz @ Weston Museum

Try your luck at our pub quiz, with a difference!

For a start, it’s not in a pub! We hold the quiz in the courtyard of the museum and as far we know, we’re the only museum with a regular quiz night.

You don’t need to be a history buff! Our quiz covers everything from music, film, television and so much more.

The quiz includes a mystery object round, so whilst you’re getting the drinks in at our fully licensed bar, you can also have a guess at a selection of historical objects and replicas.

It’s only £5 per team (of up to five people) and the pub landlord has kindly donated a prize for the winning team.  The bar will be open from 6.30pm and the quiz begins at 7:30pm.

Nov
14
Thu
Matilda Temperley- Exhibition Talk @ Weston Museum
Nov 14 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Matilda Temperley- Exhibition Talk @ Weston Museum

Our latest exhibition artist, Matlida Temperley, will talk us through her inspirations and techniques for her amazing work.

Nov
16
Sat
Tea and Talk @ Weston Museum
Nov 16 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Tea and Talk @ Weston Museum

Weston Museum’s monthly ‘Tea and Talk’ usually takes place on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and features a wide variety of subjects and speakers from our wonderful band of volunteers.

Enjoy a short talk followed by a drink and some cake, with the opportunity for an informal chat with the speaker and to mingle with friends.

There is no need to book ahead and the small charge of £3 includes tea or coffee as well as some of the delicious homemade cake, baked on site at the museum in Claras’s Cafe.

Future topics will be announced on our Facebook page (@westonmuseum)