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.

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!



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


Mumblecrust Theatre Workshop for Children @ Weston Museum
Feb 19 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Mumblecrust Theatre Workshop for Children @ Weston Museum

Limited tickets available.

Mumblecrust Theatre invites all 7-11 year olds to work with them in the development of their exciting new family show, The Time Machine. Mumblecrust will be sharing their creative ideas for the show and asking the kids how they think it could even better. The session will be geared towards fun, with storytelling, puppetry and exploration.

Please Note: places are limited to 20 per workshop. To secure your place, contact becky@theatreorchard.org.uk.

(Theatre Orchard and Living Spit are happy to be working with Mumblecrust Theatre in the artist development scheme, Shoplifting, at Theatre Shop, Clevedon http://theatreorchard.org.uk/for-artists/)

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.

Edinburgh Fringe Festival Preview @ Weston Museum
Jul 28 @ 18:30 – 21:30
Edinburgh Fringe Festival Preview @ Weston Museum

3 incredible shows in one night! Comedy, drama and singing.

People just need to turn up on the night and it’s ‘pay what you can’ on the door.

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:

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

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

Target age: 5 and below

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.