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
9
Sat
Railway Weekend @ Weston Museum
Feb 9 – Feb 10 all-day

Join us for a weekend of railways.
Weston Museum will play host to huge scale model railways, scale model engines, an exhibition and an evening lecture series.
Its all absolutely free except the evening lecture series where tickets cost £2.50
To purchase call: 01934 621028 or pop into the museum

Feb
15
Fri
Jazz Night @ Weston Museum
Feb 15 @ 19:00 – 21:30
Jazz Night @ Weston Museum

Join us at Weston Museum for the town’s only Jazz Club.

On the evening of 15th February come to the museum’s beautiful courtyard and enjoy the soothing sounds of some traditional jazz.

Tickets cost £15.

 

Feb
16
Sat
Tea & Talk @ Weston Museum
Feb 16 @ 11:00 – 13:00

 


 Guest speaker David Skidmore shares family WW1 stories and discusses the remarkable turn of events that lead to the establishment of the Skidmores shop in Worle High Street, one hundred years ago.

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)

 

Feb
18
Mon
History Week Pre-Historic Day! @ Weston Museum
Feb 18 @ 10:00 – 17:00

We are delighted to welcome back History Week from Monday 18th February 2019 to Friday 22 February 2019.

Step back in time and enjoy a full day of historical activities! Meet scores of re-enactors who will provide a glimpse into a different age. Featuring marching Romans soldiers, Iron Age craftsmen, medieval herbalists, Victorian re-enactors and some WW2 characters to name but a few!

This is a FREE event in our covered courtyard so drop in any time between 10.00 am – 5.00.pm.

Suitable for the whole family. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Enjoy lunch at Clara’s Café with lunch box specials for children!

 

Learning is at the heart of the Museum’s aims and on the following days we have a selection of hands-on ‘Living History’ workshops for children. Suitable for children aged six and above.

These workshops cost £5.00 and booking is essential.

Monday 18th Feb: PRE-HISTORIC DAY – Make a replica Iron Age coin and a try your hand at cave painting by grinding pigments and mixing them with animal fat!

Wednesday 20thFeb: MEDIEVAL DAY – Make your own medieval toothpaste and a magical leaf covered green man mask!

Thursday 21 Feb: VICTORIAN DAY Victorian Children at Work & Play – Get covered in coal and soot as you learn about Victorian chimney sweeps and make a replica clay chimney pot.

To book your Workshop call 01934 621028

10:30am -11:30 am

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

2.30 pm – 3.30 pm

 

Feb
19
Tue
History Week – The Romans @ Weston Museum
Feb 19 @ 10:00 – 17:00

We are delighted to welcome back History Week from Monday 18thFebruary 2019 to Friday 22 February 2019.

Step back in time and enjoy a full day of historical activities! Meet scores of re-enactors who will provide a glimpse into a different age. Featuring marching Romans soldiers, Iron Age craftsmen, medieval herbalists, Victorian re-enactors and some WW2 characters to name but a few!

This is a FREE event in our covered courtyard so drop in any time between 10.00 am – 5.00.pm.

On Tuesday , we will be joined by some real Romans (re-eneactors, but don’t tell anyone!), so you can meet a Roman, learn about what life was like under the rule of the empire and even have a go at some military marching!

Suitable for the whole family. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Enjoy lunch at Clara’s Café with lunch box specials for children!

 

WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN

Learning is at the heart of the Museum’s aims and on the following days we have a selection of hands-on ‘Living History’ workshops for children. Suitable for children aged six and above.

These workshops cost £5.00 and booking is essential.

Monday 18th Feb: PRE-HISTORIC DAY – Make a replica Iron Age coin and a try your hand at cave painting by grinding pigments and mixing them with animal fat!

Wednesday 20th Feb: MEDIEVAL DAY – Make your own medieval toothpaste and a magical leaf covered green man mask!

Thursday 21st  Feb: VICTORIAN DAY – Get covered in coal and soot as you learn about Victorian children chimney sweeps and then make a replica clay chimney pot.

Workshop Times:

10:30am -11:30 am

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

2.30 pm – 3.30 pm

To book your Workshop call 01934- 621028 TODAY!

Feb
20
Wed
History Week – Medieval Day @ Weston Museum
Feb 20 @ 10:00 – 17:00

We are delighted to welcome back History Week from Monday 18th February 2019 to Friday 22 February 2019.

Step back in time and enjoy a full day of historical activities! Meet scores of re-enactors who will provide a glimpse into a different age. Featuring marching Romans soldiers, Iron Age craftsmen, medieval herbalists, Victorian re-enactors and some WW2 characters to name but a few!

This is a FREE event in our covered courtyard so drop in any time between 10.00 am – 5.00.pm.

Wednesday is Medieval Day with Green-Woodworking demonstrations and Medieval herbalists sharing their weird healing potions and remedies!

Suitable for the whole family. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Enjoy lunch at Clara’s Café with lunch box specials for children!

 

HISTORY WEEK CHILDREN’S WORKSHOPS

Learning is at the heart of the Museum’s aims and on the following days we have a selection of hands-on ‘Living History’ workshops for children.

Suitable for children aged six and above.These workshops cost £5.00 and booking is essential.

Monday 18 Feb: PRE-HISTORIC DAY – Make a replica Iron Age coin and a try your hand at cave painting by grinding pigments and mixing them with animal fat!

Wednesday 20 Feb: MEDIEVAL DAY – Make your own medieval toothpaste and a magical leaf covered green man mask!

Thursday 21 Feb: VICTORIAN DAY  – Get covered in coal and soot as you learn about Victorian chimney sweeps and then make a replica clay chimney pot.

Living History Workshop Times:

10:30am -11:30 am

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

2.30 pm – 3.30 pm

To book your Workshop call 01934 – 621028

 

Feb
21
Thu
History Week – The Victorians @ Weston Museum
Feb 21 @ 10:00 – 17:00

 

We are delighted to welcome back History Week from Monday 18th February 2019 to Friday 22 February 2019.

Step back in time and enjoy a full day of historical activities! Meet scores of re-enactors who will provide a glimpse into a different age. Featuring marching Romans soldiers, Iron Age craftsmen, medieval herbalists, Victorian re-enactors and some WW2 characters to name but a few!

This is a FREE event in our covered courtyard so drop in any time between 10.00 am – 5.00 pm.

On Thursday look out for The Ragged Victorians – the ‘Great Unwashed’ as they re-enact the lives of the lower classes of Victorian England, circa 1851 Low class Victorians lived by whatever means they could. With no homes, no income and no benefit system for support, an honest day’s work could mean labouring in the most degrading jobs in the world, for little or scant reward.

Suitable for the whole family. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Enjoy lunch at Clara’s Café with lunch box specials for children!

 

HISTORY WEEK CHILDREN’S WORKSHOPS

Learning is at the heart of the Museum’s aims and on the following days we have a selection of hands-on ‘Living History’ workshops for children.

Suitable for children aged six and above.These workshops cost £5.00 and booking is essential.

Monday 18 Feb: PRE-HISTORIC DAY – Make a replica Iron Age coin and a try your hand at cave painting by grinding pigments and mixing them with animal fat!

Wednesday 20 Feb: MEDIEVAL DAY – Make your own medieval toothpaste and a magical leaf covered green man mask!

Thursday 21 Feb: VICTORIAN DAY – Get covered in coal and soot as you learn about Victorian chimney sweeps and then make a replica clay chimney pot.

 

Workshop Times:

10:30am -11:30 am

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

2.30 pm – 3.30 pm

To book your Workshop call 01934 – 621028

 

Feb
22
Fri
History Week – WW1 & WW2 @ Weston Museum
Feb 22 @ 10:00 – 17:00

We are delighted to welcome back History Week from Monday 18th February 2019 to Friday 22 February 2019.

Step back in time and enjoy a full day of historical activities! Meet scores of re-enactors who will provide a glimpse into a different age. Featuring marching Romans soldiers, Iron Age craftsmen, medieval herbalists, Victorian re-enactors and some WW2 characters to name but a few!

On Friday, you can meet some of the troops and learn about life in both the First and Second World Wars, look at some of the weapons and hear about life on the home front.

This is a FREE event in our covered courtyard so drop in any time between 10.00 am – 5.00.pm.

Suitable for the whole family. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Enjoy lunch at Clara’s Café with lunch box specials for children!

 

HISTORY WEEK CHILDREN’S WORKSHOPS

Learning is at the heart of the Museum’s aims and on the following days we have a selection of hands-on ‘Living History’ workshops for children.

Suitable for children aged six and above.These workshops cost £5.00 and booking is essential.

Monday 18 Feb: PRE-HISTORIC DAY – Make a replica Iron Age coin and a try your hand at cave painting by grinding pigments and mixing them with animal fat!

Wednesday 20 Feb: MEDIEVAL DAY – Make your own medieval toothpaste and a magical leaf covered green man mask!

Thursday 21 Feb: VICTORIAN DAY  – Get covered in coal and soot as you learn about Victorian chimney sweeps and then make a replica clay chimney pot.

 

Living History Workshop Times:

10:30am -11:30 am

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

2.30 pm – 3.30 pm

To book your Workshop call 01934 – 621028

 

Mar
1
Fri
Lego and Beer Night @ Weston Museum
Mar 1 @ 18:30 – 21:30
Lego and Beer Night @ Weston Museum

Fancy a different start to your Friday night out?

Then join us at Weston Museum’s bar for a Lego and Beer Night.

The rules are simple: grab a drink. Build a Lego catapult. See who can fire it the furthest.

Tickets are £6 and can be obtained from the Museum.

Over 18’s only.

Mar
2
Sat
Spanish Music and Dance Evening @ Weston Museum
Mar 2 @ 18:30 – 22:00
Spanish Music and Dance Evening @ Weston Museum

Weston Museums latest Community Gallery exhibition relates to the Spanish Civil War.

In celebration of it’s launch we shall be hosting an evening of Spanish music and dancing.

For tickets either call: 01934 621028 or pop into the museum.