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.

 

Jul
11
Sat
Festival of Archaeology Digital Week, A Celebration of Archaeology in North Somerset @ www.westonmuseum.org
Jul 11 @ 09:00 – Jul 19 @ 17:00

Weston Museum is partnering with North Somerset Council’s Senior Archaeologist to bring you a digital celebration of archaeology in North Somerset.  Keep an eye on www.westonmuseum.org for an archaeology fact hunt, enjoy our archaeology made from recycled materials #Rubbish Art ,read ‘A Day in Archaeology’ blog posts #Adayinarchaeology, learn about Worlebury Iron Age hillfort and explore ‘Know Your Place http://www.kypwest.org.uk/.  Further information at https://festival.archaeologyuk.org/

 

Oct
24
Sat
Lego Technic Workshops @ Weston Museum
Oct 24 @ 10:30 – 15:00
Lego Technic Workshops @ Weston Museum

Take your Lego building to the next level with our Lego Technic workshops, in collaboration with the team from Gincandescence.
Test out your engineering skills and create moving mechanisms with gears and pulleys.

Session times – 10:30-11:30, 12:15-1:15, 2:00-3:00
These sessions are best suited to children aged 8 years and up.

Pre-booking recommended, tickets cost £7 and will be available for purchase once the museum reopens following current government advice during the isolation period. Accompanying adults do not need to purchase a separate ticket

Oct
28
Wed
Micro Tech Madness Workshops @ Weston Museum
Oct 28 @ 10:30 – 15:00
Micro Tech Madness Workshops @ Weston Museum

Join the team from Computer Xplorers for a ton of micro tech fun! With a variety of programming options to suit all abilities, and the BBC Micro:Bits range of inputs and outputs, you will create distress beacons, wearable technology, exploration tools, games and more, using a variety of robot sensors and even radio signals!

These half day workshops are most suitable for children aged 7 and over and their grown-ups. Accompanying adults do not need to purchase a separate ticket.

Session times – 10:30-12:30, 1:00-3:00

Pre-booking recommended, tickets cost £20 and will be available for purchase once the museum reopens following current government advice during the isolation period.

Oct
31
Sat
Messy Engineers Building Challenge! @ Weston Museum
Oct 31 @ 10:30 – 13:00
Messy Engineers Building Challenge! @ Weston Museum

Test your engineering skills to destruction in our family-friendly building workshops.
Forge bridges, raise towers and sculpt beautiful buildings, all from scrap components. Then test them to destruction with weights and wind to win the prize of Chief Engineer!

Family-friendly workshops times: 10:30-11:30, 12:00-1:00
Pre-booking recommended, tickets £5 per child. Tickets will be available for purchase once the museum reopens following current government advice during the isolation period.

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. Accompanying adults do not need to purchase a separate ticket.

Nov
6
Fri
Richard Lennox @ Weston Museum
Nov 6 @ 19:00 – 21:30
Richard Lennox @ Weston Museum

Richard Lennox is a classical crossover pianist. He has a unique style in performing and creating his own versions of musical masterpieces.

This will be his exclusive, debut, solo performance.