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.

Mar
16
Sat
Tea and Talk @ Weston Museum
Mar 16 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Tea and Talk @ Weston Museum

Weston Museum’s monthly ‘Tea and Talk’ usually takes place on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and features a wide variety of subjects and speakers from our wonderful band of volunteers.

Enjoy a short talk followed by a drink and some cake, with the opportunity for an informal chat with the speaker and to mingle with friends.

This month’s subject is The Spanish Civil War by Margaret Stewart-Fisher.

There is no need to book ahead and the small charge of £3 includes tea or coffee as well as some of the delicious homemade cake, baked on site at the museum in Claras’s Cafe.

Future topics will be announced on our Facebook page (@westonmuseum)

 

Apr
3
Wed
Churches and Church Music in Victorian Weston @ Weston Super Mare
Apr 3 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Churches and Church Music in Victorian Weston @ Weston Super Mare

Peter Leech has had an incredibly distinguished career in the field of music. Among his many achievements are directing the City of Oxford Choir and being conductor of the Bristol Bach Choir.

Alongside the highly respected local historian John Crockford-Hawley he will be giving a talk about Churches and Church Music in Victorian Weston-super-Mare.

Tickets cost £5 and are available by either popping into the museum or by calling 01934 621028.

May
25
Sat
Jazz Night @ Weston Museum
May 25 @ 19:30 – 22:00
Jazz Night @ Weston Museum

Join us at Weston Museum for the town’s only Jazz Club.

Come to the museum’s beautiful courtyard and enjoy the soothing sounds of some traditional jazz.

Tickets cost £10.

 

Jun
8
Sat
Recorder Consort @ Weston Museum
Jun 8 @ 12:00 – 14:00
Recorder Consort @ Weston Museum

Join us at Weston Museum for an early afternoon of free German recorder music.

Jun
22
Sat
Weston Light Orchestra Concert @ Weston Museum
Jun 22 @ 19:00 – 20:00
Weston Light Orchestra Concert @ Weston Museum

Join us in the beautiful museum courtyard for an evening of fine entertainment.

The Weston Light Orchestra is a small, salon orchestra of 18 or so players, with an enthusiasm for light music in the Grand Hotel and Palm Court style, West End musicals, Broadway shows, songs from the Silver Screen, and light classics up to the present day.

Jul
20
Sat
Festival of British Archaeology @ Weston Museum
Jul 20 @ 10:30 – 16:30
Festival of British Archaeology @ Weston Museum

Showcase of local archaeology including: a local history fair, object identification and metal detected finds, Iron Age spinning and weaving by costumed demonstrators, join the Young Archaeologists’ ‘Rusty’ Club and drop in children’s activities. Find out about the ‘Know Your Place’ digital mapping project, led by museum volunteers and funded by a National Lottery Heritage fund, Sharing Heritage grant and Great Weston Heritage Action Zone in partnership with North Somerset Council.