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.

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

 

Mar
2
Sat
Spanish Music and Dance Evening @ Weston Museum
Mar 2 @ 18:30 – 21:00
Spanish Music and Dance Evening @ Weston Museum

Weston Museums latest Community Gallery exhibition relates to the Spanish Civil War.

In celebration of it’s launch we shall be hosting an evening of Spanish music and dancing.

For tickets either call: 01934 621028 or pop into the museum.

Mar
16
Sat
Salmagundi: UCW Arts Festival @ Weston Museum
Mar 16 – Mar 22 all-day
Salmagundi: UCW Arts Festival @ Weston Museum

Salmagundi: UCW Arts Festival

Join UCW for a host of completely free events and exhibitions across Weston from Friday 15th March until Friday 12th April.

 

The UCW Arts Festival is celebrating the best in design, art, photography, film making, performance and music at UCW for a whole month!  The programme includes the first chance to see the Alt UCW graphic design collective’s touring show and buy their great prints, exhibitions by our Photography in Practice and Contemporary Art and Professional Studies students, screenings of our Film and Media Arts Production students’ work, and fantastic performances by our Dance for Commercial Performance, Musical Theatre, Performing Arts and Professional Music students.

Weston Museum, Burlington Street – Friday 15th March to Friday 22nd March.

Opening night event on Friday 15th March from 6pm to 8pm. 

Other festival events include:

LT Gallery, Orchard Street – Friday 15th March to Tuesday 9th April (staff show from 15th March to 26th March / student show from 26th March to 9th April).

UCW Visual Arts event on Friday 29th March from 6pm to 8pm. 

Loves Café, West Street – Tuesday 19th March to Friday 12th April.

Opening night event on Thursday 21st March from 6pm to 10pm. 

Closing night event on Friday 12th April from 6pm to 10pm. 

Old Town Quarry Gallery, South Road – Wednesday 20th March to Wednesday 27th March.

Opening night event on Friday 22nd March from 5pm to 7.30pm.

Jun
15
Sat
‘Bearing Fruit’ Art Exhibition by Art for Wellbeing, Milestones Trust @ Weston Museum
Jun 15 – Jun 21 all-day
'Bearing Fruit' Art Exhibition by Art for Wellbeing, Milestones Trust @ Weston Museum

This new art exhibition will showcase the work of people with mental health needs who have been participating in the ‘Art for wellbeing’ programme of workshops run by the Milestones Trust. Entitled ‘Bearing Fruit’, the exhibition will feature work by 18 art group members using a range of materials including watercolour, drawings and acrylics. This includes ‘Second Step’ art group who meet on Wednesdays at the Quaker building in Weston and facilitated by Fred Butterfield.

Jun
21
Fri
Jigsaw Exhibition @ Weston Museum
Jun 21 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Jigsaw Exhibition @ Weston Museum

Weston-super-Mare is a coastal community and as such the RNLI plays a huge part in our society.

To support such an important institution Weston Museum is playing host to an exhibition of over 200 jigsaw puzzles. They will completely take over one of our exhibition spaces.

All proceeds raised within the exhibition will go to the RNLI.

Jun
22
Sat
Jigsaw Exhibition @ Weston Museum
Jun 22 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Jigsaw Exhibition @ Weston Museum

Weston-super-Mare is a coastal community and as such the RNLI plays a huge part in our society.

To support such an important institution Weston Museum is playing host to an exhibition of over 200 jigsaw puzzles. They will completely take over one of our exhibition spaces.

All proceeds raised within the exhibition will go to the RNLI.

Jun
23
Sun
Jigsaw Exhibition @ Weston Museum
Jun 23 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Jigsaw Exhibition @ Weston Museum

Weston-super-Mare is a coastal community and as such the RNLI plays a huge part in our society.

To support such an important institution Weston Museum is playing host to an exhibition of over 200 jigsaw puzzles. They will completely take over one of our exhibition spaces.

All proceeds raised within the exhibition will go to the RNLI.

Jun
24
Mon
Jigsaw Exhibition @ Weston Museum
Jun 24 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Jigsaw Exhibition @ Weston Museum

Weston-super-Mare is a coastal community and as such the RNLI plays a huge part in our society.

To support such an important institution Weston Museum is playing host to an exhibition of over 200 jigsaw puzzles. They will completely take over one of our exhibition spaces.

All proceeds raised within the exhibition will go to the RNLI.

Jun
25
Tue
Jigsaw Exhibition @ Weston Museum
Jun 25 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Jigsaw Exhibition @ Weston Museum

Weston-super-Mare is a coastal community and as such the RNLI plays a huge part in our society.

To support such an important institution Weston Museum is playing host to an exhibition of over 200 jigsaw puzzles. They will completely take over one of our exhibition spaces.

All proceeds raised within the exhibition will go to the RNLI.

Jun
26
Wed
Jigsaw Exhibition @ Weston Museum
Jun 26 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Jigsaw Exhibition @ Weston Museum

Weston-super-Mare is a coastal community and as such the RNLI plays a huge part in our society.

To support such an important institution Weston Museum is playing host to an exhibition of over 200 jigsaw puzzles. They will completely take over one of our exhibition spaces.

All proceeds raised within the exhibition will go to the RNLI.