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.

Oct
20
Sat
FREE Collage & Paint Workshop for Adults @ Weston Museum
Oct 20 @ 10:00 – 16:00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Working with collage, paint and drawing materials, Ros Cuthbert RWA will use simple visual games to stimulate your imagination and inspire creativity. The morning will involve creating several quick collage paintings and after lunch you will create one single piece of collage artwork. 
Ros Cuthbert RWA will provide plenty of help and individual guidance. Places need to be booked in advance due to limited places. Please call the Museum 01934- 621028

This workshops is now FREE with funding kindly donated by:

The Heritage Lottery Fund and Theatre Orchard

Dec
22
Sat
🎄Santa’s Workshop – Rock Painting & Sand Art 🎄 @ Weston Museum
Dec 22 @ 23:00 – Dec 23 @ 16:00

Get CREATIVE and make the PERFECT Christmas present…painting rocks with Christmas designs and making Sand Art festive pictures. 🎄

Please book for the Weston-Super Rocks painting workshops as they are very popular! Rocks cost £2.00 each to decorate.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

☎️ Call 01934-621028 today to book ☎️

🎄Rainbow Sands will be in the Museum courtyard with festive themed sand art pictures and Christmas tree sand ornaments to make. Prices vary for each sand art item.

Relax and enjoy delicious Christmas treats in the Museum’s  Clara’s Cafe.

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
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