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.

Apr
3
Wed
Churches and Church Music in Victorian Weston @ Weston Super Mare
Apr 3 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Churches and Church Music in Victorian Weston @ Weston Super Mare

Peter Leech has had an incredibly distinguished career in the field of music. Among his many achievements are directing the City of Oxford Choir and being conductor of the Bristol Bach Choir.

Alongside the highly respected local historian John Crockford-Hawley he will be giving a talk about Churches and Church Music in Victorian Weston-super-Mare.

Tickets cost £5 and are available by either popping into the museum or by calling 01934 621028.

May
25
Sat
Jazz Night @ Weston Museum
May 25 @ 19:30 – 22:00
Jazz Night @ Weston Museum

Join us at Weston Museum for the town’s only Jazz Club.

Come to the museum’s beautiful courtyard and enjoy the soothing sounds of some traditional jazz.

Tickets cost £10.

 

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.

Jul
20
Sat
Festival of British Archaeology @ Weston Museum
Jul 20 @ 10:30 – 16:30
Festival of British Archaeology @ Weston Museum

Showcase of local archaeology including: a local history fair, object identification and metal detected finds, Iron Age spinning and weaving by costumed demonstrators, join the Young Archaeologists’ ‘Rusty’ Club and drop in children’s activities. Find out about the ‘Know Your Place’ digital mapping project, led by museum volunteers and funded by a National Lottery Heritage fund, Sharing Heritage grant and Great Weston Heritage Action Zone in partnership with North Somerset Council.

Jul
29
Mon
Costanzi Consort- It’s A Bug’s Life @ Weston Museum
Jul 29 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Costanzi Consort- It's A Bug's Life @ Weston Museum

Join us in the stunning courtyard for our big summer concert.

The theme will be based around our new stunning Microsculptures exhibition

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.