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
20
Wed
History Week – Medieval Day @ Weston Museum
Feb 20 @ 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.

Wednesday is Medieval Day with Green-Woodworking demonstrations and Medieval herbalists sharing their weird healing potions and remedies!

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!

 

HISTORY WEEK CHILDREN’S WORKSHOPS

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.

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

Wednesday 20 Feb: MEDIEVAL DAY – Make your own medieval toothpaste and a magical leaf covered green man mask!

Thursday 21 Feb: VICTORIAN DAY  – Get covered in coal and soot as you learn about Victorian chimney sweeps and then make a replica clay chimney pot.

Living History Workshop Times:

10:30am -11:30 am

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

2.30 pm – 3.30 pm

To book your Workshop call 01934 – 621028

 

Atomic Rhubarb Drag Workshop @ Weston Museum
Feb 20 @ 18:30 – 20:45
Atomic Rhubarb Drag Workshop @ Weston Museum

Queens/Kings or whatever you wanna be baby. Come along and explore the heightened version of yourself, be funny, sexy, dangerous, brilliant and a hot mess or whatever… Dress up, lip sync and dance like no one’s watching but they will be watching because you’re fabulous!!!!

Run by Clare Finlan, who has her own drag persona Queer Monster and Joe Brooks, who likes to dress up but don’t we all?

Feel free to bring clothes, make up and whatever you feel might work or not, let’s play!

Feb
22
Fri
History Week Last Day! WW1 & WW2 @ Weston Museum
Feb 22 @ 10:00 – 17:00

Friday 22 Feb is the last day of History Week…meet some of the troops and learn about life in both the First and Second World Wars. Look at a vast collection of weapons and hear about life on the Home Front and climb in “Poppy” the American Willy’s Jeep.

Step back in time and enjoy a full day of historical activities!

Read and reflect at the Peace Project Exhibition produced by local Home Educated students that will be on display in the museum’s learning space.

This is a FREE event 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!

Museum hours 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

 

 

Jul
30
Tue
Lego Workshop @ Weston Museum
Jul 30 all-day
Lego Workshop @ Weston Museum

Get creative with our summer Lego workshops

There are sessions at: 10:30, 12:00 & 13:30

Jul
31
Wed
Lego Workshop @ Weston Museum
Jul 31 all-day
Lego Workshop @ Weston Museum

Get creative with our summer Lego workshops

There are sessions at: 10:30, 12:00 & 13:30