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.

Sep
28
Sat
Matilda Temperley- A View From The Hill @ Weston Museum
Sep 28 2019 @ 10:00 – Jan 12 2020 @ 16:30
Matilda Temperley- A View From The Hill @ Weston Museum

Matilda Temperley- A View From The Hill

Documentary and fashion photographer Matilda Temperley has been working on a year-long project to discover and document Somerset today.

A View From The Hill is an exhibition of new images by the award-winning photographer capturing Somerset’s wonderful distinctiveness and some of the issues facing its communities today.

Matilda studied biology at Edinburgh University before completing an MSc in the control of infectious diseases at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. After working in the field in East Africa Matilda returned to the UK where she pursued a new career in photography.

Matilda’s photography is diverse and includes fashion and documentary commissions. Her work regularly appears in internationally recognised newspapers and magazines.

Matilda is passionate about her documentary projects, many of which explore the experience of marginalised communities. She is probably best known locally for her work in response to the winter floods of 2013–14 which severely affected her family and the community where she grew up. Her sell-out book, Under the Surface: Somerset Floods, won the Royal Photographic Society’s Vic Odden Award.

Dec
21
Sat
Night Sky Trail @ Weston Museum
Dec 21 @ 10:00 – 16:30
Night Sky Trail @ Weston Museum

The night sky is full of stars, and groups of stars can form constellations.

Constellations form in recognisable patterns, that are traditionally named after its apparent form or identified with a mythological creature.

Explore the Museum to find the constellations and learn all about the night sky.

The trail costs 50p per entry, and includes entry to the Night Sky Competition.

Dec
22
Sun
Night Sky Trail @ Weston Museum
Dec 22 @ 10:00 – 16:30
Night Sky Trail @ Weston Museum

The night sky is full of stars, and groups of stars can form constellations.

Constellations form in recognisable patterns, that are traditionally named after its apparent form or identified with a mythological creature.

Explore the Museum to find the constellations and learn all about the night sky.

The trail costs 50p per entry, and includes entry to the Night Sky Competition.

Jan
5
Sun
Messy Workshops @ Weston Museum
Jan 5 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Messy Workshops @ Weston Museum

Get messy and creative with either a slime or a science workshop.

Sunday 5th January- Extreme Glitter Slime Workshop
Sunday 2nd February- Science Workshop
Saturday 22nd February- Valentines Slime Workshop
Sunday 15th March- Science Workshop
Sunday 5th April- Buttery Slime Workshop
Friday 17th April- Choc & Chick Slime Workshop

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

Cost £5 per child.

CHILDREN MUST BE OVER THE AGE OF 4 FOR THESE ACTIVITIES

Jan
8
Wed
Disney Pub Quiz (for grown-ups) @ Weston Museum
Jan 8 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Disney Pub Quiz (for grown-ups) @ Weston Museum

Join us for our regular pub quiz – with a Disney twist!

It costs £5 per team, with a maximum of 5 per team. Booking is strongly advised, book early to avoid disappointment!

Call the Museum on 01934 621028 to book your team in.

Doors open at 18:30 for a 19:30 start.

Jan
18
Sat
Lego Day! @ Weston Museum
Jan 18 @ 10:30 – 16:00
Lego Day! @ Weston Museum

Imagine a huge pile of Lego and the freedom to build whatever your imagination comes up with!
Join us for an hour of lego building, led by the team from Gincandescence

Session times: 10:30-11:30, 12:00-1:00, 1:30-2:30, 3:00-4:00

Pre-booking recommended, to book your slot just click on the Ticketsource link above or pop in to the museum
Lego products are designed for children of 4 years and up, accompanying adults do not need to purchase a separate ticket

Feb
2
Sun
Messy Workshops @ Weston Museum
Feb 2 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Messy Workshops @ Weston Museum

Get messy and creative with either a slime or a science workshop.

Sunday 5th January- Extreme Glitter Slime Workshop
Sunday 2nd February- Science Workshop
Saturday 22nd February- Valentines Slime Workshop
Sunday 15th March- Science Workshop
Sunday 5th April- Buttery Slime Workshop
Friday 17th April- Choc & Chick Slime Workshop

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

Cost £5 per child.

CHILDREN MUST BE OVER THE AGE OF 4 FOR THESE ACTIVITIES

Feb
8
Sat
From Village to Town: Weston-super-Mare’s Built Heritage @ Weston Museum
Feb 8 @ 10:00 – May 9 @ 16:30
From Village to Town: Weston-super-Mare's Built Heritage @ Weston Museum

From Village to Town: Weston-super-Mare’s Built Heritage

8 February – 9 May 2020

 

 

 

 

This exhibition brings together objects, images and film to tell the story of Weston-super-Mare’s architectural development over the past 250 years. It expands on Historic England’s new publication ‘Weston-super-Mare: The Town and its Seaside Heritage’.

The exhibition celebrates a complex and remarkable heritage which reflects Weston’s transformation from a small village to a busy seaside resort.

‘From Village to Town’ has been created by the South West Heritage Trust in partnership with North Somerset Council and Historic England.

Astrophotography Talk @ Weston Museum
Feb 8 @ 19:00
Astrophotography Talk @ Weston Museum

Join award winning astrophotographer, Ollie Taylor, to hear all about his passion and work from behind the lens.

Feb
9
Sun
Mosaic Workshop @ Weston Museum
Feb 9 @ 10:30 – 13:00
Mosaic Workshop @ Weston Museum

A simple introduction to making beautiful mosaics from glass and ceramic mosaic tiles.

With the guidance of mosaic artist Kate Rattray, attendees will have the chance to make either a coaster or small picture, learning to cut the tiles, place, stick, and grout to make a finished piece to take home.

This workshop is aimed at grown-ups but does not require previous experience of mosaic making

Tickets are £35 and can be purchased by clicking the Ticketsource link or popping in to the museum