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

 

Feb
21
Thu
History Week – The Victorians @ Weston Museum
Feb 21 @ 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.

On Thursday look out for The Ragged Victorians – the ‘Great Unwashed’ as they re-enact the lives of the lower classes of Victorian England, circa 1851 Low class Victorians lived by whatever means they could. With no homes, no income and no benefit system for support, an honest day’s work could mean labouring in the most degrading jobs in the world, for little or scant reward.

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.

 

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

 

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

 

 

May
28
Tue
Pirate Days @ Weston Museum
May 28 – May 29 all-day
Pirate Days @ Weston Museum

Join us this May half-term for two days of pirate fun.

Meet a real pirate, have a go at walking the plank and dig for buried treasure.

Jun
11
Tue
Happy HeARTs @ Weston Museum
Jun 11 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Happy HeARTs @ Weston Museum

Happy HeARTs is a series of workshops that will allow you to enjoy the benefits that creative art brings to your emotional and physical well-being.

This journey of self-discovery and self-healing will unlock the power of the sub-concious mind, allowing you to de-stress, relax and unwind.

You will explore a variety of ancient tools including mandala, affirmations and journalling. Using these therapeutic processes you will create your own art using self-expression rather than having high expectations of creating a masterpiece.

These workshops will increase creativity, intuition and help to manifest your dreams. They will change your limiting beliefs, heal emotional pain and will help you manage emotions in a positive way. Increasing confidence and happiness, helping you achieve the life you want to live.

Hosted by Jo Green.
Therapeutic Art & Happiness Life Coach, Professional Animal Portrait Artist, founder of Creations by Fina & Happy HeARTs.

Jul
9
Tue
Happy HeARTs @ Weston Museum
Jul 9 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Happy HeARTs @ Weston Museum

Happy HeARTs is a series of workshops that will allow you to enjoy the benefits that creative art brings to your emotional and physical well-being.

This journey of self-discovery and self-healing will unlock the power of the sub-concious mind, allowing you to de-stress, relax and unwind.

You will explore a variety of ancient tools including mandala, affirmations and journalling. Using these therapeutic processes you will create your own art using self-expression rather than having high expectations of creating a masterpiece.

These workshops will increase creativity, intuition and help to manifest your dreams. They will change your limiting beliefs, heal emotional pain and will help you manage emotions in a positive way. Increasing confidence and happiness, helping you achieve the life you want to live.

Hosted by Jo Green.
Therapeutic Art & Happiness Life Coach, Professional Animal Portrait Artist, founder of Creations by Fina & Happy HeARTs.

Jul
21
Sun
Family Art Workshop @ Weston Museum
Jul 21 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Family Art Workshop @ Weston Museum

Enjoy an hour of creative family fun, exploring various art techniques and make your very own masterpiece.

These sessions will give a dose of expression, provide a pinch of positivity and captivate a moment of time using the gift of happiness and creativity.

Create a new project every month. Why not start your own gallery wall or make an arty gift for someone special.

Hosted by Jo Green.
Therapeutic Art & Happiness Life Coach, Professional Animal Portrait Artist, founder of Creations by Fina & Happy HeARTs.

Creating happiness, one creation at a time.

www.creationsbyfina.co.uk

Sessions at: 10:00, 11:30, 1:30, 3:00

Aug
18
Sun
Family Art Workshop @ Weston Museum
Aug 18 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Family Art Workshop @ Weston Museum

Enjoy an hour of creative family fun, exploring various art techniques and make your very own masterpiece.

These sessions will give a dose of expression, provide a pinch of positivity and captivate a moment of time using the gift of happiness and creativity.

Create a new project every month. Why not start your own gallery wall or make an arty gift for someone special.

Hosted by Jo Green.
Therapeutic Art & Happiness Life Coach, Professional Animal Portrait Artist, founder of Creations by Fina & Happy HeARTs.

Creating happiness, one creation at a time.

www.creationsbyfina.co.uk

Sessions at: 10:00, 11:30, 1:30, 3:00

Sep
15
Sun
Family Art Workshop @ Weston Museum
Sep 15 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Family Art Workshop @ Weston Museum

Enjoy an hour of creative family fun, exploring various art techniques and make your very own masterpiece.

These sessions will give a dose of expression, provide a pinch of positivity and captivate a moment of time using the gift of happiness and creativity.

Create a new project every month. Why not start your own gallery wall or make an arty gift for someone special.

Hosted by Jo Green.
Therapeutic Art & Happiness Life Coach, Professional Animal Portrait Artist, founder of Creations by Fina & Happy HeARTs.

Creating happiness, one creation at a time.

www.creationsbyfina.co.uk

Sessions at: 10:00, 11:30, 1:30, 3:00

Oct
1
Tue
Happy HeARTs @ Weston Museum
Oct 1 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Happy HeARTs @ Weston Museum

Happy HeARTs is a series of workshops that will allow you to enjoy the benefits that creative art brings to your emotional and physical well-being.

This journey of self-discovery and self-healing will unlock the power of the sub-concious mind, allowing you to de-stress, relax and unwind.

You will explore a variety of ancient tools including mandala, affirmations and journalling. Using these therapeutic processes you will create your own art using self-expression rather than having high expectations of creating a masterpiece.

These workshops will increase creativity, intuition and help to manifest your dreams. They will change your limiting beliefs, heal emotional pain and will help you manage emotions in a positive way. Increasing confidence and happiness, helping you achieve the life you want to live.

Hosted by Jo Green.
Therapeutic Art & Happiness Life Coach, Professional Animal Portrait Artist, founder of Creations by Fina & Happy HeARTs.