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.


Salmagundi: UCW Arts Festival @ Weston Museum
Mar 16 – Mar 22 all-day
Salmagundi: UCW Arts Festival @ Weston Museum

Salmagundi: UCW Arts Festival

Join UCW for a host of completely free events and exhibitions across Weston from Friday 15th March until Friday 12th April.


The UCW Arts Festival is celebrating the best in design, art, photography, film making, performance and music at UCW for a whole month!  The programme includes the first chance to see the Alt UCW graphic design collective’s touring show and buy their great prints, exhibitions by our Photography in Practice and Contemporary Art and Professional Studies students, screenings of our Film and Media Arts Production students’ work, and fantastic performances by our Dance for Commercial Performance, Musical Theatre, Performing Arts and Professional Music students.

Weston Museum, Burlington Street – Friday 15th March to Friday 22nd March.

Opening night event on Friday 15th March from 6pm to 8pm. 

Other festival events include:

LT Gallery, Orchard Street – Friday 15th March to Tuesday 9th April (staff show from 15th March to 26th March / student show from 26th March to 9th April).

UCW Visual Arts event on Friday 29th March from 6pm to 8pm. 

Loves Café, West Street – Tuesday 19th March to Friday 12th April.

Opening night event on Thursday 21st March from 6pm to 10pm. 

Closing night event on Friday 12th April from 6pm to 10pm. 

Old Town Quarry Gallery, South Road – Wednesday 20th March to Wednesday 27th March.

Opening night event on Friday 22nd March from 5pm to 7.30pm.

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

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.