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
19
Tue
History Week – The Romans @ Weston Museum
Feb 19 @ 10:00 – 17:00

 

History Week


Roman Day for History Week!

Tuesday 19th February – 10am – 5pm

FREE EVENT

  

 

We are honoured to be joined by The Ermine Street Guard, so come and meet a Roman, learn about what life was like under the rule of the empire and even have a go at some military marching!

Their marching schedule is listed below so make sure you turn up in time to join in!
10:30am , 11:30am, 12:30am, 2:30pm, 3:30pm and 4:30pm

The Ermine Street Guard is dedicated to research into the Roman Army and the reconstruction of Roman armour and equipment.

Please visit their website for more information:  www.erminestreetguard.co.uk

There are also Roman themed colouring sheets, mosaics to make and art activities with Rainbow Sands all located in our covered courtyard.

In our Learning Room we are very proud to have a display from St Martins Church of England  Primary School, Weston Super Mare.

Year 4  students worked very hard learning all about the Romans and a selection of their written work, models of Roman Villas, helmets and shields to name just a few are all available for you to view.

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!


WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN

£5 per child (Booking essential)

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.

Monday 18th 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 20th Feb: MEDIEVAL DAY

Make your own medieval toothpaste and a magical leaf covered green man mask!

Thursday 21st  Feb: VICTORIAN DAY

Get covered in coal and soot as you learn about Victorian children 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 TODAY!