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.

 

Feb
18
Tue
History Week – Medieval Mayhem Workshops! @ Weston Museum
Feb 18 @ 10:30 – 13:00
History Week - Medieval Mayhem Workshops! @ Weston Museum

Join us for some Medieval Mayhem making masks, models and magic!

Workshop activities, pre-booking recommended.
£5 per person. Session times – 10:30-11:30, 12:00-13:00

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.

To book a space, just click on the Ticketsource link above or pop in to the museum

Feb
19
Wed
History Week – Dino Challenge Workshops! @ Weston Museum
Feb 19 @ 10:30 – 13:00
History Week - Dino Challenge Workshops! @ Weston Museum

Dinosaurs didn’t face challenges, did they? Design, dig up and do other dinosaur related activities.

Pre-school workshop activities for children of 5 and under, pre-booking recommended.
£5 per person. Session times – 10:30-11:30, 12:00-13:00

These workshops are most suitable for children of pre-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.

To book a space, just click on the Ticketsource link above or pop in to the museum

Feb
20
Thu
History Week – Viking Explorers Workshops! @ Weston Museum
Feb 20 @ 10:30 – 13:00
History Week - Viking Explorers Workshops! @ Weston Museum

See beyond the warrior to become the explorer. Craft shields, runic jewellery and mini longboats to navigate new lands.

Workshop activities, pre-booking recommended.
£5 per person. Session times – 10:30-11:30, 12:00-13:00

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.

To book a space, just click on the Ticketsource link above or pop in to the museum

Feb
21
Fri
History Week – The World Wars @ Weston Museum
Feb 21 @ 10:00 – 16:00
History Week - The World Wars @ Weston Museum

Imagine life during World War One and Two with our brilliant reenactors. See and handle authentic items from the home front and battle.

Free activity in the covered courtyard.

Mar
8
Sun
Spring Craft Fair @ Weston Museum
Mar 8 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Spring Craft Fair @ Weston Museum
Looking for the perfect gift for Easter or Mother’s Day? Join us for the Spring Craft Fair and explore our Learning Space and Courtyard to find perfect springtime gifts.
 
Attending Stallholders:
 
* Children’s Clothes, Jewellery and Wooden Learning Toys
* Ali Day
* Alice Rosen Prints
* Dragonfly Jewellery and Glass
* The Crafternoon Co.
* Vintage Tea Cups
* Gayle’s Glass
* Joanna Briar Prints
* That’s Sew by Jo
* Somerset Natural Soaps and Candles
* Re-Usable Products
* Bamboo Bandit Portraits
* Handcrafted Items (raising money for the Sea Cadets)
* Handmade Fabric Items
* maryfaitfelt (Instagram)
* Children’s Accessories
* Ceramics
* Liddy Bs (raising money for Bristol Children’s Hospital)
* Artwork
* NYR Organic
* Volunteer Tombola (raising money for Phase 2 of Museum redevelopment)
Mar
23
Mon
Online Coffee Morning – Facebook Live
Mar 23 @ 11:00 – 12:00

Join us on Facebook Live for an online coffee morning!

Make yourself a cuppa and join us from the comfort of your sofa for our first online coffee morning.

We’ll be going live on Facebook to answer your questions and update you on what we’ve got planned to keep the museum active in the community of Weston-super-Mare.

Just head to our Facebook page here at 11am and we’ll see what happens!

 

May
24
Sun
Richard Lennox Online Concert @ Online
May 24 @ 18:00
Richard Lennox Online Concert @ Online

Emerging classical and crossover musician Richard Lennox will be performing an online concert.

To view follow the link below:

https://www.ents24.com/uk/tour-dates/richard-lennox?utm_content=view-on-ents24&referer=touralert&utm_medium=email&utm_source=touralert&utm_campaign=alerts

Don’t forget we shall also be hosting Richard at the museum later in the year.

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.