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.

Oct
29
Tue
An Alternative Halloween @ Weston Museum
Oct 29 @ 10:30 – 11:30
An Alternative Halloween @ Weston Museum

Do you feel Halloween has become a bit commercial? Come and explore the traditional, British roots of Halloween by celebrating the Iron Age festival of Samhain. Imagine living amongst the Celtic forests by making some crafts and hearing about some grizzly Iron Age ways.

Hour long family-friendly workshops with a variety of make and take activities. 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.

An Alternative Halloween @ Weston Museum
Oct 29 @ 12:00 – 13:00
An Alternative Halloween @ Weston Museum

Do you feel Halloween has become a bit commercial? Come and explore the traditional, British roots of Halloween by celebrating the Iron Age festival of Samhain. Imagine living amongst the Celtic forests by making some crafts and hearing about some grizzly Iron Age ways.

Hour long family-friendly workshops with a variety of make and take activities. 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.

Oct
31
Thu
An Alternative Halloween @ Weston Museum
Oct 31 @ 10:30 – 11:30
An Alternative Halloween @ Weston Museum

Do you feel Halloween has become a bit commercial? Come and explore the traditional, British roots of Halloween with crafts and music linked to Medieval Harvest and All Hallows Eve.

Hour long family-friendly workshops with a variety of make and take activities. 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.

An Alternative Halloween @ Weston Museum
Oct 31 @ 12:00 – 13:00
An Alternative Halloween @ Weston Museum

Do you feel Halloween has become a bit commercial? Come and explore the traditional, British roots of Halloween with crafts and music linked to Medieval Harvest and All Hallows Eve.

Hour long family-friendly workshops with a variety of make and take activities. 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.

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
8
Sat
From Village to Town: Weston-super-Mare’s Built Heritage @ Weston Museum
Feb 8 @ 10:00 – May 9 @ 16:30
From Village to Town: Weston-super-Mare's Built Heritage @ Weston Museum

From Village to Town: Weston-super-Mare’s Built Heritage

8 February – 9 May 2020

 

 

 

 

This exhibition brings together objects, images and film to tell the story of Weston-super-Mare’s architectural development over the past 250 years. It expands on Historic England’s new publication ‘Weston-super-Mare: The Town and its Seaside Heritage’.

The exhibition celebrates a complex and remarkable heritage which reflects Weston’s transformation from a small village to a busy seaside resort.

‘From Village to Town’ has been created by the South West Heritage Trust in partnership with North Somerset Council and Historic England.

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