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.

Jan
27
Sat
‘The Art Of Self Expression; Facial Hair and Tattoos Through The Ages’ Temporary Exhibition @ Weston Museum
Jan 27 @ 10:00 – May 13 @ 17:00
'The Art Of Self Expression; Facial Hair and Tattoos Through The Ages' Temporary Exhibition @ Weston Museum | England | United Kingdom

Weston Museum’s exciting new temporary exhibition on facial hair and tattoos through the ages features both historical and modern examples of self expression. A photographer has been out capturing some local faces to feature amongst the range of beards, mustaches and body art.

Come along and compare your own styles and artwork with others from across the area and across time!

The exhibition is free entry and will be open during standard museum opening times of 10am – 5pm, 7 days a week. There will also be a variety of activities and events for all ages running alongside the exhibition, with talks for those interested in learning more and pirate themed activities for families!

Feb
12
Mon
History Week – The Romans! @ Weston Museum
Feb 12 @ 10:00 – 17:00
History Week - The Romans! @ Weston Museum | England | United Kingdom

Our ever popular History Week is back! From Monday to Friday, there will be different eras moving through time up to the Twentieth Century, with reenactors on some days or the chance to immerse yourself in historical living on others.

On Monday, we will be joined by some real Romans (reeneactors, but don’t tell anyone!), so you can meet a Roman, learn about what life was like under the rule of the empire and even have a go at some military marching!

The museum is free entry all year round. Monday’s Roman event in our lovely covered courtyard area is free to enter too and you don’t need to book on this day, but other events throughout the week need to be booked in advance.

Feb
14
Wed
History Week – The Medieval Era! @ Weston Museum
Feb 14 @ 10:00 – 17:00
History Week - The Medieval Era! @ Weston Museum | England | United Kingdom

Our ever popular History Week is back! From Monday to Friday, there will be different eras moving through time up to the Twentieth Century, with reenactors on some days or the chance to immerse yourself in historical living on others.

On Wednesday, you can meet some Medieval ancestors and learn about what life was like before our modern, industrial world!

The museum is free entry and on the Wednesday this free event in our lovely covered courtyard area is included and does not need to be booked in advance. Some other days during History Week have bookable events for which there is a small charge.

Feb
16
Fri
History Week – WW1 and WW2! @ Weston Museum
Feb 16 @ 10:00 – 17:00
History Week - WW1 and WW2! @ Weston Museum | England | United Kingdom

Our ever popular History Week is back! From Monday to Friday, there will be different eras moving through time up to the Twentieth Century, with reenactors on some days or the chance to immerse yourself in historical living on others.

On Friday, you can learn about life in both the First and Second World Wars, see some of the weapons and hear about life on the home front.

The museum is free entry all year round. Friday’s WW1 and WW2 event in our lovely covered courtyard area is free to enter too and you don’t need to book on this day, but other events throughout the week need to be booked in advance and have a small charge.

Jun
5
Tue
Cheese and Charabancs – Historic Holidays in Devon and Somerset @ Weston Museum
Jun 5 @ 10:00 – 15:30

exhibition posterSomerset and Devon have long been tourist destinations. The country air, market towns, beaches and fossil coasts are all key West Country attractions. Discover how people enjoyed their leisure time through a display of historic documents.

Free entry, this display will be shown in the museum’s Learning Space between 10 and 3.30.