A Blue Plaque for Paulo Radmilovic

Weston-super-Mare Town Council are launching a blue plaque scheme for the town, to recognise those from the past who have made significant contributions to local life, or whose presence has some how enriched the home story. The first of the blue plaques is honouring Olympian Paulo Radmilovic and will be unveiled at the Imperial on ..read more »

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Project Progress Pictures!

We recently had another hard hat day for our volunteers and similar groups to see the building in its current phase; here are a few of the pictures for you to see too! The interior is starting to take shape, the glass roof has been replaced with a lovely new one (that hopefully won’t leak ..read more »

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The Origin of Weston’s Lover’s Walk

Red roses, chocolates and the promise of spring, when a “young man’s fancey turns to thoughts of love”, or so it is said. St. Valentine’s Day and romance is in the air. This day is thought to owe its origins to a Roman pagan festival of fertility around this date, but who was Valentine? Well, ..read more »

We are looking for an Audience Development Consultant!

Weston Town Council has recently secured funding through Arts Council England’s Museum Resilience Fund grant to undertake a project to develop new business models for its museum. The project is being undertaken as three separately-commissioned assignments. 1. Audience Development 2. Improve the retail offer 3. Improve the catering offer Please note these last two are ..read more »

New Vacancy – Visitor Services Manager

We have now begun the lead up to reopening in late Summer of this year and we are beginning to recruit extra staff for our lovely museum team. We are currently looking for a new Visitor Services Manager. POST: Visitor Services Manager – Weston Museum SALARY: JG 6 – £23,398 – £25,951 HOURS: Full Time ..read more »

Arts Council Supports Weston Museum

Arts Council England has awarded two further grants to Weston’s exciting museum project. The first award of £15,000 will commission a series of high-impact installations for the revamped courtyard from well-known artist Mary Flower. A series of collaborative workshops will also be set up enabling local schools and community groups to help Mary create an ..read more »

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Kid’s Museum History Club to be Revived!

Weston Museum has taken many different forms and names over the years and seen many different activities take place. One popular activity from an earlier decade was the children’s club, which Weston Museum is now reviving. The new kid’s club will have a mascot in the form of an Iron Age dog, who was recently ..read more »

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