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.

Nov
24
Sun
Willow Weaving Workshop @ Weston Museum
Nov 24 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Willow Weaving Workshop @ Weston Museum

Make a cone basket to hang on your wall using natural colours of willow, grown on a nature reserve using organic methods. Cone basketry is an excellent introduction to the traditional skill of stake and strand basketry as it utilises just some of the techniques used in more complicated basketry

This workshop is led by Kim Creswell, whose work can be seen by visiting www.kimcreswell.co.uk

The workshop lasts 2.5 hours and spaces cost £40. Use of tools and all necessary materials are included. Participants should wear work clothes

To book tickets, visit Ticketsource by clicking on the link above or phone 01934 621028

Willow Weaving Workshop @ Weston Museum
Nov 24 @ 13:30 – 16:00
Willow Weaving Workshop @ Weston Museum

Make a cone basket to hang on your wall using natural colours of willow, grown on a nature reserve using organic methods. Cone basketry is an excellent introduction to the traditional skill of stake and strand basketry as it utilises just some of the techniques used in more complicated basketry

This workshop is led by Kim Creswell, whose work can be seen by visiting www.kimcreswell.co.uk

The workshop lasts 2.5 hours and spaces cost £40. Use of tools and all necessary materials are included. Participants should wear work clothes

To book tickets, visit Ticketsource by clicking on the link above or phone 01934 621028

Feb
9
Sun
Mosaic Workshop @ Weston Museum
Feb 9 @ 10:30 – 13:00
Mosaic Workshop @ Weston Museum

A simple introduction to making beautiful mosaics from glass and ceramic mosaic tiles.

With the guidance of mosaic artist Kate Rattray, attendees will have the chance to make either a coaster or small picture, learning to cut the tiles, place, stick, and grout to make a finished piece to take home.

This workshop is aimed at grown-ups but does not require previous experience of mosaic making

Tickets are £35 and can be purchased by clicking the Ticketsource link or popping in to the museum

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