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
24
Sun
Mother’s Day Craft Fair @ Weston Museum
Mar 24 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Mother's Day Craft Fair @ Weston Museum

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 sophie.sanford@wsm-tc.gov.uk for more information.

Aug
14
Wed
Greedy Caterpillar @ Weston Museum
Aug 14 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Greedy Caterpillar @ Weston Museum

Children are invited to spend an hour thinking about minibeasts in their environments by doing the following activities:

Science
How do the caterpillars and minibeasts hide so well?
Using coloured leaves/hay etc and large plastic bugs demonstrate camouflage.

Dexterity – Fine motor
Relevant jigsaws

Craft/DT
Make a greedy caterpillar on a leaf
Green card
Pompoms
Googly eyes
Hole punches
Glue/glue guns

Target age: 5 and below

Aug
15
Thu
Birds of Prey @ Weston Museum
Aug 15 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Birds of Prey @ Weston Museum

Join us in the museum courtyard to view stunning birds of prey. Learn all about them from the staff at Secret World Wildlife Rescue.

Oct
13
Sun
Monthly Craft Workshops @ Weston Museum
Oct 13 all-day
Monthly Craft Workshops @ Weston Museum

Join us for a variety of craft workshops every second Sunday of the month.

October 13th- Soap Making
November 10th- Pixel Picture Making
December 8th- Ceramic painting
February 9th- Soap making
March 8th- Bath bombs

Sessions at: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:30 & £15:30

Pre-booking is strongly recommended

Oct
26
Sat
Autumn Trail @ Weston Museum
Oct 26 – Nov 3 all-day

Search the galleries of Weston Museum in its first ever “Leave It Where You Found It” Scavenger Hunt, finding autumnal themed items such as leaves, pine cones and berries.

Costs 50p per entry and includes entry to the Museum Autumn Competition.

The idea behind “Leave It Where You Found It” is to encourage people to leave behind the berries, seeds, pine cones and leaves you might find on a nature walk, to help animals preparing for hibernation. It is also tailored from the concept of leaving places “better than where you found them”.

Black Cat Trail @ Weston Museum
Oct 26 all-day

Ever since the Medieval Era, people have been superstitious about black cats. This Halloween half term, take on the challenge of finding cats hidden around Weston Museum to uncover the reason behind the myth.

Costs 50p per entry and includes entry to the Museum Halloween Competition.

Nov
10
Sun
Monthly Craft Workshops @ Weston Museum
Nov 10 all-day
Monthly Craft Workshops @ Weston Museum

Join us for a variety of craft workshops every second Sunday of the month.

October 13th- Soap Making
November 10th- Pixel Picture Making
December 8th- Ceramic painting
February 9th- Soap making
March 8th- Bath bombs

Sessions at: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:30 & £15:30

Pre-booking is strongly recommended

Dec
1
Sun
Clara’s Christmas Market @ Weston Museum
Dec 1 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Clara's Christmas Market @ Weston Museum

If you’re looking for the perfect gift this Christmas, look no further than Weston Museum.

Our courtyard will be full of local crafters and businesses, all selling something unique.

Visit our website for more information (westonmuseum.org)

If anyone is interested in having a stall, email Sophie Sanford (sophie.sanford@wsm-tc.gov.uk) for further information.

Current Stallholders:
– Stylish Canines Bakery and Boutique
– Kimi Design Decoupage
– Sue B Photography and Crafts
– Weston Museum Volunteers Fundraiser
– 2nd Time Around

Dec
8
Sun
Monthly Craft Workshops @ Weston Museum
Dec 8 all-day
Monthly Craft Workshops @ Weston Museum

Join us for a variety of craft workshops every second Sunday of the month.

October 13th- Soap Making
November 10th- Pixel Picture Making
December 8th- Ceramic painting
February 9th- Soap making
March 8th- Bath bombs

Sessions at: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:30 & £15:30

Pre-booking is strongly recommended