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
26
Sat
Black Cat Trail @ Weston Museum
Oct 26 all-day

Ever since the Medieval Era, people have been superstitious about black cats. This Halloween half term, take on the challenge of finding cats hidden around Weston Museum to uncover the reason behind the myth.

Costs 50p per entry and includes entry to the Museum Halloween Competition.

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.

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.