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.

Oct
5
Sat
Know Your Place @ Weston Museum
Oct 5 @ 11:00 – 13:00

Come and meet one of our volunteers and find out about the Know Your Place project.  Know Your Place is an online mapping resource that allows you to search through historic maps, images and information for the west of England.

http://www.kypwest.org.uk.

If you have an image of historic North Somerset that you would like to share, you can bring it to the museum to be scanned at our drop in sessions.  It will be added to the Know Your Place website. Or you can upload yourself by navigating to the community layer of the website.

Weston Museum, supported by Weston-super-Mare Town Council, is working in partnership with North Somerset Council to enhance Know Your Place North Somerset.

The project is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund #nationallotteryfund and the Great Weston Heritage Action Zone.

Nov
2
Sat
Know Your Place @ Weston Museum
Nov 2 @ 11:00 – 13:00

Come and meet one of our volunteers and find out about the Know Your Place project.  Know Your Place is an online mapping resource that allows you to search through historic maps, images and information for the west of England.

http://www.kypwest.org.uk.

If you have an image of historic North Somerset that you would like to share, you can bring it to the museum to be scanned at our drop in sessions.  It will be added to the Know Your Place website. Or you can upload yourself by navigating to the community layer of the website.

Weston Museum, supported by Weston-super-Mare Town Council, is working in partnership with North Somerset Council to enhance Know Your Place North Somerset.

The project is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund #nationallotteryfund and the Great Weston Heritage Action Zone.

Dec
7
Sat
Know Your Place @ Weston Museum
Dec 7 @ 11:00 – 13:00

Come and meet one of our volunteers and find out about the Know Your Place project.  Know Your Place is an online mapping resource that allows you to search through historic maps, images and information for the west of England.

http://www.kypwest.org.uk.

If you have an image of historic North Somerset that you would like to share, you can bring it to the museum to be scanned at our drop in sessions.  It will be added to the Know Your Place website. Or you can upload yourself by navigating to the community layer of the website.

Weston Museum, supported by Weston-super-Mare Town Council, is working in partnership with North Somerset Council to enhance Know Your Place North Somerset.

The project is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund #nationallotteryfund and the Great Weston Heritage Action Zone.

Feb
17
Mon
History Week – Roman Invasion! @ Weston Museum
Feb 17 @ 10:00 – 16:00
History Week - Roman Invasion! @ Weston Museum

Take on the task of a Roman soldier and march along with our Roman reenactors from the Ermine Street Guard.

Free activity in the covered courtyard.

Feb
18
Tue
History Week – Medieval Mayhem Workshops! @ Weston Museum
Feb 18 @ 10:30 – 13:00
History Week - Medieval Mayhem Workshops! @ Weston Museum

Join us for some Medieval Mayhem making masks, models and magic!

Workshop activities, pre-booking recommended.
£5 per person. Session times – 10:30-11:30, 12:00-13:00

These workshops are most suitable for children of school age and their grown-ups, but are accessible to all ages and abilities with adult support. Accompanying adults do not need to purchase a separate ticket.

To book a space, just click on the Ticketsource link above or pop in to the museum

Feb
19
Wed
History Week – Dino Challenge Workshops! @ Weston Museum
Feb 19 @ 10:30 – 13:00
History Week - Dino Challenge Workshops! @ Weston Museum

Dinosaurs didn’t face challenges, did they? Design, dig up and do other dinosaur related activities.

Pre-school workshop activities for children of 5 and under, pre-booking recommended.
£5 per person. Session times – 10:30-11:30, 12:00-13:00

These workshops are most suitable for children of pre-school age and their grown-ups, but are accessible to all ages and abilities with adult support. Accompanying adults do not need to purchase a separate ticket.

To book a space, just click on the Ticketsource link above or pop in to the museum

Feb
20
Thu
History Week – Viking Explorers Workshops! @ Weston Museum
Feb 20 @ 10:30 – 13:00
History Week - Viking Explorers Workshops! @ Weston Museum

See beyond the warrior to become the explorer. Craft shields, runic jewellery and mini longboats to navigate new lands.

Workshop activities, pre-booking recommended.
£5 per person. Session times – 10:30-11:30, 12:00-13:00

These workshops are most suitable for children of school age and their grown-ups, but are accessible to all ages and abilities with adult support. Accompanying adults do not need to purchase a separate ticket.

To book a space, just click on the Ticketsource link above or pop in to the museum

Feb
21
Fri
History Week – The World Wars @ Weston Museum
Feb 21 @ 10:00 – 16:00
History Week - The World Wars @ Weston Museum

Imagine life during World War One and Two with our brilliant reenactors. See and handle authentic items from the home front and battle.

Free activity in the covered courtyard.