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

 

 

Mar
20
Wed
Zao Make Up Workshop @ Weston Museum
Mar 20 @ 18:00 – 21:00
Zao Make Up Workshop @ Weston Museum

Zao Make – Up Workshops

Join Lizzie at Weston Museum for a fun filled, interactive workshop using the most natural, luxurious and sustainable make up range in Europe – Zao.

What You will Learn:
You will be handed a make – up consultation sheet and there will a small introdcution slot for TKLS and the range – then straight in to practical using Lizzie’s kit and tools.
You will be encouraged to bring along any of your own make up too, as well as any brushes and a small towel.
Pick up some new techniques, get some questions answered about 100% natural make up and the differences between it and mainstream brands, try out the products and learn some new skills.
Team up with other people to discover a braver more adventurous side to your make up journey, whether that is adding some new colour to your pallette or wearing eyeliner for the first time ever – there is something for everyone at TKLS Zao Make – Up Workshops.
The tickets are only £12.50 each and you can bring a friend, make an evening of it and enjoy the time to yourself, being kind to you and your skin too!
You will each take home a 10% off products voucher and a few samples.

About Zao
Among Asian philosophies, Zen Buddhism and Taoism both have a philosophy of respecting nature. Thus ZAO is a combination of Zen and Tao.
ZAO has developed 100% natural formulas enriched with active organic ingredients to enhance your skin’s natural beauty. Certified organic by Ecocert, this brand is free from all toxic chemicals including parabens, instead using micronised silver as a preservative. Let yourself be seduced by luminous colours and textures combining comfort and long lasting hold. An innovative product presented in a modern and botanical material: bamboo. ZAO products get a negative carbon footprint as a carbon storage material.
Thanks to an easy and inventive system, most of our products are refillable. You can free your creativity by trying our numerous colours in a playful and economical way. For more sustainability, bamboo items are encased in a classy pouch to protect the product packaging. Besides reducing of costs and packaging induced by our system, it also enables you to rotate shades very easily to match your seasonal desires. Nothing is easier! All you need is several refills to give free rein to your creativity!
Our laboratory has developed special formulas to respect your skin and the planet:
– with 100% of natural and certified organic ingredients
– all our powders are talc free and contain NO nanoparticles
– with no ingredients from petrochemical industry, even preservatives (paraben, phenoxyethanol, mineral oil, paraffin, polysorbate, EDTA, BHT, BHA etc)
– cruelty free makeup brand with no testing on animals (neither for ingredients nor finished products), as certified by Cruelty Free International.
– All of our products are vegan friendly, as labelled in the Range and Shop section of the website
– some products are gluten free, as labelled in the Range and Shop section of the website.
The new products are heading your way in early 2019, including Lip Stains, BB Creams and much more…

Apr
19
Fri
Lego Workshop @ Weston Museum
Apr 19 all-day
Lego Workshop @ Weston Museum

Join us for an Easter themed Lego workshop on Good Friday.

There are sessions at: 10:00, 11:30, 13:00, 15:00

May
1
Wed
Zao Make Up Workshop @ Weston Museum
May 1 @ 18:00 – 21:00
Zao Make Up Workshop @ Weston Museum

Zao Make – Up Workshops

Join Lizzie at Weston Museum for a fun filled, interactive workshop using the most natural, luxurious and sustainable make up range in Europe – Zao.

What You will Learn:
You will be handed a make – up consultation sheet and there will a small introdcution slot for TKLS and the range – then straight in to practical using Lizzie’s kit and tools.
You will be encouraged to bring along any of your own make up too, as well as any brushes and a small towel.
Pick up some new techniques, get some questions answered about 100% natural make up and the differences between it and mainstream brands, try out the products and learn some new skills.
Team up with other people to discover a braver more adventurous side to your make up journey, whether that is adding some new colour to your pallette or wearing eyeliner for the first time ever – there is something for everyone at TKLS Zao Make – Up Workshops.
The tickets are only £12.50 each and you can bring a friend, make an evening of it and enjoy the time to yourself, being kind to you and your skin too!
You will each take home a 10% off products voucher and a few samples.

About Zao
Among Asian philosophies, Zen Buddhism and Taoism both have a philosophy of respecting nature. Thus ZAO is a combination of Zen and Tao.
ZAO has developed 100% natural formulas enriched with active organic ingredients to enhance your skin’s natural beauty. Certified organic by Ecocert, this brand is free from all toxic chemicals including parabens, instead using micronised silver as a preservative. Let yourself be seduced by luminous colours and textures combining comfort and long lasting hold. An innovative product presented in a modern and botanical material: bamboo. ZAO products get a negative carbon footprint as a carbon storage material.
Thanks to an easy and inventive system, most of our products are refillable. You can free your creativity by trying our numerous colours in a playful and economical way. For more sustainability, bamboo items are encased in a classy pouch to protect the product packaging. Besides reducing of costs and packaging induced by our system, it also enables you to rotate shades very easily to match your seasonal desires. Nothing is easier! All you need is several refills to give free rein to your creativity!
Our laboratory has developed special formulas to respect your skin and the planet:
– with 100% of natural and certified organic ingredients
– all our powders are talc free and contain NO nanoparticles
– with no ingredients from petrochemical industry, even preservatives (paraben, phenoxyethanol, mineral oil, paraffin, polysorbate, EDTA, BHT, BHA etc)
– cruelty free makeup brand with no testing on animals (neither for ingredients nor finished products), as certified by Cruelty Free International.
– All of our products are vegan friendly, as labelled in the Range and Shop section of the website
– some products are gluten free, as labelled in the Range and Shop section of the website.
The new products are heading your way in early 2019, including Lip Stains, BB Creams and much more…