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 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
10:30am -11:30 am
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
2.30 pm – 3.30 pm
Looking for the perfect gift for Mother’s Day? Look no further than the Weston Museum Craft Fair!
With local businesses and traders, Clara’s Café, an Easter Trail and more – there’s something for everyone!
If anyone is interested in having a stall at the Craft Fair, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Children are invited to spend an hour thinking about minibeasts in their environments by doing the following activities:
How do the caterpillars and minibeasts hide so well?
Using coloured leaves/hay etc and large plastic bugs demonstrate camouflage.
Dexterity – Fine motor
Make a greedy caterpillar on a leaf
Target age: 5 and below