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.

Jan
23
Wed
Reading and Writing Poetry @ Weston Museum
Jan 23 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Reading and Writing Poetry @ Weston Museum

Weston Museum shall be hosting a Reading and Writing Poetry workshop. This will be for seven weeks commencing Wednesday 23rd January.

It shall be run in conjunction with the Workers Education Association.

The course will cost £52 but those receiving certain benefits may be entitled to undertake the course for free.

Jan
31
Thu
Torc Talk @ Weston Museum
Jan 31 @ 18:30 – 21:30
Torc Talk @ Weston Museum

Learn more about Weston Museums newest treasure, the Clevedon Torc.

Julia Farley, Curator of the European Iron Age at the British Museum, will be giving a talk and answering questions.

Tickets cost £9.50 for adults and £7.50 for OAP’s and students.

Tickets come with a drink on entry.

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!

 

CHILDRENS WORKSHOP

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 to avoid disappointment..

Monday 18th Feb: PRE-HISTORIC DAY – Make a replica Iron Age coin and a try your hand at cave painting by grinding pigments!

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

WORKSHOP TIMES:

10:30am -11:30 am

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

2.30 pm – 3.30 pm