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.

May
29
Tue
Living History – World War Two @ Weston Museum
May 29 @ 10:00 – May 31 @ 17:00
Living History - World War Two @ Weston Museum | England | United Kingdom
During Living History, you will have the chance to meet reenactors, who will show how life was during the Second World War, with the opportunity to meet some German troops as well as British troops.
 
The café will be offering a selection of WW2 themed ration recipes and the shop has some vintage style souvenirs and gifts.
 
Kids can also have a go at some transport themed sand art, alongside some WW2 themed craft activities in the Learning Space, with pieces ranging from planes, to trains and tanks. The craft activities will include colouring in, alongside some activities and games that would’ve been played during the war. These activities will take place on the Tuesday and Thursday between 10am and 2pm.
 
There is the chance to share your family’s short stories and photographs from the Second World War; do you have any family stories or memories that could add to our display? Email sophie.sanford@wsm-tc.gov.uk for more information (please note, items must be 2D and be copies not originals).
 
The museum is free entry all year round. This event will take place in our lovely covered courtyard area, and you do not need to book for this event, but some activities taking place in the Learning Space will have a small charge.
May
30
Wed
Living History – World War Two @ Weston Museum
May 30 @ 10:00 – Jun 1 @ 17:00
Living History - World War Two @ Weston Museum | England | United Kingdom
During Living History, you will have the chance to meet reenactors, who will show how life was during the Second World War, with the opportunity to meet some German troops as well as British troops.
 
The café will be offering a selection of WW2 themed ration recipes and the shop has some vintage style souvenirs and gifts.
 
Kids can also have a go at some transport themed sand art, alongside some WW2 themed craft activities in the Learning Space, with pieces ranging from planes, to trains and tanks. The craft activities will include colouring in, alongside some activities and games that would’ve been played during the war. These activities will take place on the Tuesday and Thursday between 10am and 2pm.
 
There is the chance to share your family’s short stories and photographs from the Second World War; do you have any family stories or memories that could add to our display? Email sophie.sanford@wsm-tc.gov.uk for more information (please note, items must be 2D and be copies not originals).
 
The museum is free entry all year round. This event will take place in our lovely covered courtyard area, and you do not need to book for this event, but some activities taking place in the Learning Space will have a small charge.
May
31
Thu
Living History – World War Two @ Weston Museum
May 31 @ 10:00 – Jun 2 @ 17:00
Living History - World War Two @ Weston Museum | England | United Kingdom
During Living History, you will have the chance to meet reenactors, who will show how life was during the Second World War, with the opportunity to meet some German troops as well as British troops.
 
The café will be offering a selection of WW2 themed ration recipes and the shop has some vintage style souvenirs and gifts.
 
Kids can also have a go at some transport themed sand art, alongside some WW2 themed craft activities in the Learning Space, with pieces ranging from planes, to trains and tanks. The craft activities will include colouring in, alongside some activities and games that would’ve been played during the war. These activities will take place on the Tuesday and Thursday between 10am and 2pm.
 
There is the chance to share your family’s short stories and photographs from the Second World War; do you have any family stories or memories that could add to our display? Email sophie.sanford@wsm-tc.gov.uk for more information (please note, items must be 2D and be copies not originals).
 
The museum is free entry all year round. This event will take place in our lovely covered courtyard area, and you do not need to book for this event, but some activities taking place in the Learning Space will have a small charge.
Jun
10
Sun
Songs and Poems of the First World War @ Weston Museum
Jun 10 @ 11:15 – 13:00

As part of the museum’s celebrations of the Centenary of the signing of the Armistice at the end of World War One, we are staging a concert of music and poetry readings from the period of World War One. The museum’s beautiful covered courtyard will be filled with a mixture of music and poetry throughout the morning, so visitors can drop in and enjoy the atmosphere, alongside viewing the displays in the galleries.

Clara’s Cafe will also be offering a few specials added in to its delicious menu that have a First World War feel for visitors to enjoy whilst listening to the music and poetry.

The museum is free entry and this is a free event, but you can support the work of the museum and support your local heritage by making a donation in any of the donation points throughout the building.

Dec
17
Mon
Christmas Carols @ Weston Museum
Dec 17 @ 19:30 – Dec 18 @ 21:30
Christmas Carols @ Weston Museum | England | United Kingdom

Come and join us for an evening of Christmas carols at Weston Museum.

North Somerset’s new choral ensemble Costanzi Consort present a feast of Christmas carols old and new.

The evening will also feature rare historic music by some North Somerset composers.

Tickets are £12 or £5 for students and under 18’s. Purchase them at the museum or by calling 01934 621028

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