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.

May
28
Tue
Pirate Days @ Weston Museum
May 28 – May 29 all-day
Pirate Days @ Weston Museum

Join us this May half-term for two days of pirate fun.

Meet a real pirate, have a go at walking the plank and dig for buried treasure.

Aug
2
Fri
Punch and Judy @ Weston Museum
Aug 2 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Punch and Judy @ Weston Museum

‘That’s the way to do it!’

Bring the whole family to the museum to enjoy a FREE traditional Punch and Judy show, a British seaside favourite. Shows will take place in our beautiful covered courtyard at 11am, 1pm and 3pm each Friday during August. Shows are performed by our wonderful, local Punch and Judy Professor – Paul Wheeler.

The show will be a traditional and historical one. As such it will contain scenes of comedic violence in a slap-stick style.

Aug
9
Fri
Punch and Judy @ Weston Museum
Aug 9 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Punch and Judy @ Weston Museum

‘That’s the way to do it!’

Bring the whole family to the museum to enjoy a FREE traditional Punch and Judy show, a British seaside favourite. Shows will take place in our beautiful covered courtyard at 11am, 1pm and 3pm each Friday during August. Shows are performed by our wonderful, local Punch and Judy Professor – Paul Wheeler.

The show will be a traditional and historical one. As such it will contain scenes of comedic violence in a slap-stick style.

Aug
14
Wed
Greedy Caterpillar @ Weston Museum
Aug 14 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Greedy Caterpillar @ Weston Museum

Children are invited to spend an hour thinking about minibeasts in their environments by doing the following activities:

Science
How do the caterpillars and minibeasts hide so well?
Using coloured leaves/hay etc and large plastic bugs demonstrate camouflage.

Dexterity – Fine motor
Relevant jigsaws

Craft/DT
Make a greedy caterpillar on a leaf
Green card
Pompoms
Googly eyes
Hole punches
Glue/glue guns

Target age: 5 and below

Aug
15
Thu
Birds of Prey @ Weston Museum
Aug 15 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Birds of Prey @ Weston Museum

Join us in the museum courtyard to view stunning birds of prey. Learn all about them from the staff at Secret World Wildlife Rescue.

Aug
16
Fri
Punch and Judy @ Weston Museum
Aug 16 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Punch and Judy @ Weston Museum

‘That’s the way to do it!’

Bring the whole family to the museum to enjoy a FREE traditional Punch and Judy show, a British seaside favourite. Shows will take place in our beautiful covered courtyard at 11am, 1pm and 3pm each Friday during August. Shows are performed by our wonderful, local Punch and Judy Professor – Paul Wheeler.

The show will be a traditional and historical one. As such it will contain scenes of comedic violence in a slap-stick style.

Aug
19
Mon
Nature Day @ Weston Museum
Aug 19 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Nature Day @ Weston Museum

Get closer to nature with our creepy crawly handling sessions!

 

Sessions at:

*10:30-11:00

*11:00-11:30

*13:30-14:00

*14:00-14:30

Aug
21
Wed
Bug Crafts- Childrens Workshop @ Weston Museum
Aug 21 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Bug Crafts- Childrens Workshop @ Weston Museum

Using various materials to create the appropriate texture and surfaces make 3D insects.

Target age 6-11

Sessions at- 11:30-12:30 & 13:30-14:30

Aug
23
Fri
Punch and Judy @ Weston Museum
Aug 23 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Punch and Judy @ Weston Museum

‘That’s the way to do it!’

Bring the whole family to the museum to enjoy a FREE traditional Punch and Judy show, a British seaside favourite. Shows will take place in our beautiful covered courtyard at 11am, 1pm and 3pm each Friday during August. Shows are performed by our wonderful, local Punch and Judy Professor – Paul Wheeler.

The show will be a traditional and historical one. As such it will contain scenes of comedic violence in a slap-stick style.

Punch and Judy Family Workshop @ Weston Museum
Aug 23 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Punch and Judy Family Workshop @ Weston Museum

Infants/Juniors
-Make a character based on P and J
-Punch, Judy, Policeman, Crocodile, Clown
-Putting on Punch and Judy shows

Juniors
-Script writing and performing with support from writer.
-Outfits to include 2 x Mr Punch 1x Judy, Policeman, Clown, Baby and Crocodile

Pre-schoolers are FREE

Sessions at- 11:30-12:30 & 13:30-14:30