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.

May
18
Sat
Microsculpture – The Insect Photography of Levon Biss @ Weston Museum
May 18 @ 10:00 – Sep 15 @ 17:00

Microsculpture

The Insect Photography of Levon Biss

Microsculpture is a ground breaking project by the British photographer Levon Biss. It presents insect specimens from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History like never before.  These images reveal an unexpected and often breathtaking beauty and make visible the many intricate adaptations to the form of insects – what entomologists call their microsculpture.

Microsculpture is a unique exhibition that presents insects like never before. The clarity and detail in the up to three metre prints brings normally unseen beauty to the audience, allowing them to study these stunning creatures in minute detail. The exhibition provides unique visual experience and celebrates the beauty of the natural world.

To find out more about the work of Levon Biss click here

 

Aug
20
Tue
More Than Meets the Eye @ Weston Museum
Aug 20 @ 10:00 – Sep 1 @ 17:00
More Than Meets the Eye @ Weston Museum

A free photographic exploration of ordinary women’s stories by Sue Green

Aug
21
Wed
Bug Crafts- Childrens Workshop @ Weston Museum
Aug 21 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Bug Crafts- Childrens Workshop @ Weston Museum

Using various materials to create the appropriate texture and surfaces make 3D insects.

Target age 6-11

Sessions at- 11:30-12:30 & 13:30-14:30

Aug
23
Fri
Punch and Judy @ Weston Museum
Aug 23 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Punch and Judy @ Weston Museum

‘That’s the way to do it!’

Bring the whole family to the museum to enjoy a FREE traditional Punch and Judy show, a British seaside favourite. Shows will take place in our beautiful covered courtyard at 11am, 1pm and 3pm each Friday during August. Shows are performed by our wonderful, local Punch and Judy Professor – Paul Wheeler.

The show will be a traditional and historical one. As such it will contain scenes of comedic violence in a slap-stick style.

Punch and Judy Family Workshop @ Weston Museum
Aug 23 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Punch and Judy Family Workshop @ Weston Museum

This workshop is aimed at families with children of infant and junior ages.

During this workshop we will explore the early forms of Punch and Judy, and how times have changed from the origin to the present day.

The purpose of this workshop is to make puppets and host puppet shows, therefore tickets are priced for children with the accompanying adults remaining in the workshop to form the audience.

Where tickets are purchased, preschoolers are free.

Sessions at- 11:30-12:30 & 13:30-14:30

Aug
30
Fri
Punch and Judy @ Weston Museum
Aug 30 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Punch and Judy @ Weston Museum

‘That’s the way to do it!’

Bring the whole family to the museum to enjoy a FREE traditional Punch and Judy show, a British seaside favourite. Shows will take place in our beautiful covered courtyard at 11am, 1pm and 3pm each Friday during August. Shows are performed by our wonderful, local Punch and Judy Professor – Paul Wheeler.

The show will be a traditional and historical one. As such it will contain scenes of comedic violence in a slap-stick style.

Punch and Judy Family Workshop @ Weston Museum
Aug 30 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Punch and Judy Family Workshop @ Weston Museum

This workshop is aimed at families with children of infant and junior ages.

During this workshop we will explore the early forms of Punch and Judy, and how times have changed from the origin to the present day.

The purpose of this workshop is to make puppets and host puppet shows, therefore tickets are priced for children with the accompanying adults remaining in the workshop to form the audience.

Where tickets are purchased, preschoolers are free.

Sessions at- 11:30-12:30 & 13:30-14:30

Aug
31
Sat
Irish Dancing Taster Session @ Weston Museum
Aug 31 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Irish Dancing Taster Session @ Weston Museum

Every fancied having a go at Irish dancing? Well, now is your opportunity.

Sep
3
Tue
Citizens Advice Community Exhibition
Sep 3 @ 10:00 – Dec 1 @ 17:00

A volunteer led exhibition created in partnership with Citizens Advice marking the 80th anniversary of the organisation. Explore the touch screen interactive to hear oral history recordings and view historic images.  Post your comments in the letterbox.  Produced with funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, ‘Sharing Heritage’ grant.

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Sep
8
Sun
Monthly Sunday Craft Workshops @ Weston Museum
Sep 8 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Monthly Sunday Craft Workshops @ Weston Museum

2nd June: Soap Making

14th July: Magnet Making

11th August: Bath Bomb Making

8th September: Earrings/bookmarks/keyring making

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