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
21
Wed
Friends of the Museum Talk – ‘Ivy Millicent James – Children’s Postcard Artist from W-s-M’ by Pat Hase @ Weston Museum
Feb 21 @ 14:00 – 15:30

The Friends of Weston Museum host regular talks on topics of local historical interest. February’s talk is on ‘Ivy Millicent James – Children’s Postcard Artist from W-s-M’ by Pat Hase. Talks are free to members of the Friends (details of how to join can be found on the Friends page), a small fee on the door applies to non-members.

Mar
14
Wed
Friends of the Museum Talk – ‘Schooldays in a Village School at Stone Allerton’ by farmer Peter Tinney @ Weston Museum
Mar 14 @ 14:00 – 15:30

The Friends of Weston Museum host regular talks on topics of local historical interest. March’s talk is on ‘Schooldays in a Village School at Stone Allerton’ by farmer Peter Tinney. Talks are free to members of the Friends (details of how to join can be found on the Friends page), a small fee on the door applies to non-members.

Apr
11
Wed
Friends of the Museum Talk – ‘The Battle of Britain over the Mendip Hills’ by John Smith @ Weston Museum
Apr 11 @ 14:00 – 15:30

The Friends of Weston Museum host regular talks on topics of local historical interest. April’s talk is on ‘The Battle of Britain over the Mendip Hills’ by John Smith. Talks are free to members of the Friends (details of how to join can be found on the Friends page), a small fee on the door applies to non-members.

May
9
Wed
Friends Talk – ‘Castle House, Taunton’ by Chris Sidaway @ Weston Museum
May 9 @ 14:00 – 16:00

The Friends of Weston Museum host regular talks on topics of local historical interest. May’s talk is on ‘Castle House, Taunton’ by Chris Sidaway. 

Talks are free to members of the Friends (details of how to join can be found on the Friends page), a small fee on the door applies to non-members.

Jun
13
Wed
Friends Talk – ‘The Strawberry Line – Past, Present and Future’ by Lois Brenchley @ Weston Museum
Jun 13 @ 14:00 – 16:00

The Friends of Weston Museum host regular talks on topics of local historical interest. June’s talk is on ‘The Strawberry Line – Past, Present and Future’ by Lois Brenchley.

Talks are free to members of the Friends (details of how to join can be found on the Friends page), a small fee on the door applies to non-members.

Sep
12
Wed
Friends Talk – AGM followed by a talk by John Crockford-Hawley @ Weston Museum
Sep 12 @ 14:00 – 16:00

The Friends of Weston Museum host regular talks on topics of local historical interest. In September, the Friend’s will be holding their AGM, followed by a talk by John Crockford-Hawley

Talks are free to members of the Friends (details of how to join can be found on the Friends page), a small fee on the door applies to non-members.

Oct
17
Wed
Friends Talk – ‘Hidden Somerset Revealed’ a talk by Mike Bolton @ Weston Museum
Oct 17 @ 14:00 – 16:00

The Friends of Weston Museum host regular talks on topics of local historical interest. October’s talk will be ‘Hidden Somerset Revealed’ a talk by Mike Bolton.

Talks are free to members of the Friends (details of how to join can be found on the Friends page), a small fee on the door applies to non-members.

Nov
14
Wed
Friends Talk – ‘Marie Antoinette’s Guide to Farming’ a talk by Sarah Harris @ Weston Museum
Nov 14 @ 14:00 – 16:00

The Friends of Weston Museum host regular talks on topics of local historical interest. November’s talk will be ‘Marie Antoinette’s Guide to Farming’ a talk by Sarah Harris.

Talks are free to members of the Friends (details of how to join can be found on the Friends page), a small fee on the door applies to non-members.

Dec
13
Thu
Friends Talk – ‘A Festive Evening with the Friends’ @ Weston Museum
Dec 13 @ 19:00 – 21:00

The Friends of Weston Museum host regular talks on topics of local historical interest. December’s event will be ‘A Festive Evening with the Friends’

Talks are free to members of the Friends (details of how to join can be found on the Friends page), a small fee on the door applies to non-members.

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!