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
22
Thu
British Sign Language Talk and Tour @ Weston Museum
Feb 22 @ 15:00 – 16:00

Weston Museum has recently reopened after a major refurbishment and aims to welcome all members of the wider community to enjoy its new galleries and wonderful building. The museum will be hosting a talk and tour giving an introduction to Weston’s History and to Weston Museum, led by fluent BSL tour leader John Wilson.
Thursday 22nd February 2018
3pm start in the museum Learning Space
Suggested donation of £5, which can be paid on the day

BSL tour advert

May
26
Sat
‘That’s The Way To Do It; Punch and Judy Through The Ages’ – Exhibition @ Weston Museum
May 26 @ 10:00 – Sep 16 @ 17:00
'That's The Way To Do It; Punch and Judy Through The Ages' - Exhibition @ Weston Museum | England | United Kingdom

That’s The Way To Do It: Punch and Judy Through The Ages is a new family friendly touring exhibition created in association with The Fedora Group. It tells the story of Punch and Judy, our nation’s most celebrated puppets, and their development over time.

The exhibition will evoke nostalgic memories of seaside holidays and reveal the stories of local Punch and Judy Professors, whilst exploring the meaning and relevance of Punch and Judy in the twentieth century.

The exhibition is free to enter, but visitors are encouraged to help support the museum through making a donation in one of the stands around the museum. The exhibition will be open during standard museum opening times of 10-5 Monday to Sunday.

Sep
15
Sat
Heritage Open Days – Fortune Telling and Tours @ Weston Museum
Sep 15 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Heritage Open Days - Fortune Telling and Tours @ Weston Museum | England | United Kingdom

Have your fortune revealed by our Victorian fortune teller and learn about Weston Museum’s recent refurbishment project on a guided tour of the galleries and some behind the scenes areas.

For this weekend only, there are lots of things to learn about, including both the museum and your own future. The Victorian seaside has a long history of sideshows and performers and in the afternoon between 1pm and 3pm on both days, you can have your fortune revealed by our Victorian fortune teller.
You can also join one of the museum team on a tour around the galleries and to some of the behind the scenes areas that might be included in the second stage of the refurbishment.  Tour times are as follows:
Saturday – 10:15am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 3pm
Sunday – 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Weston Museum has a history that stretches back over a century, but it has recently had a wonderful refurbishment to bring its displays and facilities up to date. With new galleries, a new shop and cafe, as well as new learning, reminiscence and outreach programmes, the museum now has lots to offer. Learn about the history of the museum and see the artifacts that inspired the museum’s founder to begin preserving the history of the local area in a way that was accessible to all.

Both the fortune telling activities and guided tours are free, but please be aware that numbers are limited so arrive in good time to avoid disappointment.

Sep
16
Sun
Heritage Open Days – Fortune Telling and Tours @ Weston Museum
Sep 16 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Heritage Open Days - Fortune Telling and Tours @ Weston Museum | England | United Kingdom

Have your fortune revealed by our Victorian fortune teller and learn about Weston Museum’s recent refurbishment project on a guided tour of the galleries and some behind the scenes areas.

For this weekend only, there are lots of things to learn about, including both the museum and your own future. The Victorian seaside has a long history of sideshows and performers and in the afternoon between 1pm and 3pm on both days, you can have your fortune revealed by our Victorian fortune teller.
You can also join one of the museum team on a tour around the galleries and to some of the behind the scenes areas that might be included in the second stage of the refurbishment.  Tour times are as follows:
Saturday – 10:15am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 3pm
Sunday – 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Weston Museum has a history that stretches back over a century, but it has recently had a wonderful refurbishment to bring its displays and facilities up to date. With new galleries, a new shop and cafe, as well as new learning, reminiscence and outreach programmes, the museum now has lots to offer. Learn about the history of the museum and see the artifacts that inspired the museum’s founder to begin preserving the history of the local area in a way that was accessible to all.

Both the fortune telling activities and guided tours are free, but please be aware that numbers are limited so arrive in good time to avoid disappointment.

Nov
10
Sat
Museum Sensations – Tactile and Audio Described Tour @ Weston Museum
Nov 10 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Museum Sensations - Tactile and Audio Described Tour @ Weston Museum | England | United Kingdom

Museum Sensations – A tactile and audio described event for visitors with visual impairments at Weston Museum

Enjoy a picture description of a few works from the Alfred Leete exhibition and the Permanent Collections followed by the chance to get creative with artist Susannah Crook.

This event is for blind and partially sighted visitors and their supporters.

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided.

Free (voluntary donation of £5)
Only 14 places available for one person and their supporter, please book prior to the event by phoning the museum on 01934 621028 or popping in.