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.

Jan
27
Sat
‘The Art Of Self Expression; Facial Hair and Tattoos Through The Ages’ Temporary Exhibition @ Weston Museum
Jan 27 @ 10:00 – May 13 @ 17:00
'The Art Of Self Expression; Facial Hair and Tattoos Through The Ages' Temporary Exhibition @ Weston Museum | England | United Kingdom

Weston Museum’s exciting new temporary exhibition on facial hair and tattoos through the ages features both historical and modern examples of self expression. A photographer has been out capturing some local faces to feature amongst the range of beards, mustaches and body art.

Come along and compare your own styles and artwork with others from across the area and across time!

The exhibition is free entry and will be open during standard museum opening times of 10am – 5pm, 7 days a week. There will also be a variety of activities and events for all ages running alongside the exhibition, with talks for those interested in learning more and pirate themed activities for families!

Mar
31
Sat
Lego Workshops – Pirates! @ Weston Museum
Mar 31 @ 10:30 – 16:00

2 lego pirates

Come along to a family friendly lego workshop, led by the team from Gincandescence, who are brilliant with lego building. Get inspired by our temporary exhibition focussing on beards and tattoos and create your own pirate scene; with ships, desert islands, buried treasure or even parrots!

Workshops last for one hour at timed slots throughout the day (on both Saturday and Sunday); tickets should be bought in advance, as numbers are limited. You can do this from Saturday 27th January onwards by popping in to our museum reception or by giving us a call (you can pay by card over the phone).
Ticket costs are £3 per child, £5 for 2 children together.

As per lego advice, we are accepting children of age 4 and up (children aged just under 4 can attend too, but only if the parent or carer stays with them to supervise closely. Children under 3 will unfortunately not be able to take part on this occasion). Please be aware that adults will need to stay within earshot/sight of children, but are free to enjoy the café by sitting at one of the tables just next to the Learning Space (enjoy a peaceful cuppa whilst your children enjoy some lego building!).

Available slot times –
11:30 – 12:30
1-2
2-3
3-4

 

Apr
1
Sun
Lego Workshops – Pirates! @ Weston Museum
Apr 1 @ 10:30 – 16:00

2 lego pirates

Come along to a family friendly lego workshop, led by the team from Gincandescence, who are brilliant with lego building. Get inspired by our temporary exhibition focussing on beards and tattoos and create your own pirate scene; with ships, desert islands, buried treasure or even parrots!

Workshops last for one hour at timed slots throughout the day (on both Saturday and Sunday); tickets should be bought in advance, as numbers are limited. You can do this from Saturday 27th January onwards by popping in to our museum reception or by giving us a call (you can pay by card over the phone).
Ticket costs are £3 per child, £5 for 2 children together.

As per lego advice, we are accepting children of age 4 and up (children aged just under 4 can attend too, but only if the parent or carer stays with them to supervise closely. Children under 3 will unfortunately not be able to take part on this occasion). Please be aware that adults will need to stay within earshot/sight of children, but are free to enjoy the café by sitting at one of the tables just next to the Learning Space (enjoy a peaceful cuppa whilst your children enjoy some lego building!).

Available slot times –
11:30 – 12:30
1-2
2-3
3-4

 

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.

Jun
5
Tue
Cheese and Charabancs – Historic Holidays in Devon and Somerset @ Weston Museum
Jun 5 @ 10:00 – 15:30

exhibition posterSomerset and Devon have long been tourist destinations. The country air, market towns, beaches and fossil coasts are all key West Country attractions. Discover how people enjoyed their leisure time through a display of historic documents.

Free entry, this display will be shown in the museum’s Learning Space between 10 and 3.30.

 

Nov
11
Sun
Skidmores In WWI Exhibition @ Weston Museum
Nov 11 – Nov 24 all-day
Skidmores In WWI Exhibition @ Weston Museum | England | United Kingdom

This WWI exhibition tells the story of Stanley Skidmore and his extended family the Pitmans and Paynes.

The exhibition also looks at the remarkable turn of events that lead to the establishment of the Skidmores shop in Worle High Street, one hundred years ago.

Dec
1
Sat
Natural Health and Beauty Event @ Weston Museum
Dec 1 @ 18:30 – Dec 2 @ 21:30
Natural Health and Beauty Event @ Weston Museum | England | United Kingdom

This evening event will be a showcase of some amazingly talented and skilful practitioners, offering advice and booking for their naturopathic/holistic services. There will be make-up, skincare, nail care, massage, aromatherapy, hypnotherapy, homeopathy and healing. An evening of being kind to yourself and your loved ones, this event is for men and women and one which hopes to encourage kindness to all through self care.

Its an opportunity to explore new areas of wellbeing, what thay means to you and enagage with professionals who have proven that nature knows best – covering all areas of healing, health and beauty topics.

You will get to listen to a short talk from each practitioner on what they offer, sip some lovely prossecco or non-alcoholic fizzy and take home a gorgeous goody bag – there will be special offers on the night!

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