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.

British Sign Language Talk and Tour @ Weston Museum
Feb 22 @ 15:00 – 16:00

Weston Museum has recently reopened after a major refurbishment and aims to welcome all members of the wider community to enjoy its new galleries and wonderful building. The museum will be hosting a talk and tour giving an introduction to Weston’s History and to Weston Museum, led by fluent BSL tour leader John Wilson.
Thursday 22nd February 2018
3pm start in the museum Learning Space
Suggested donation of £5, which can be paid on the day

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Workshop – ‘Pleasures and Pitfalls of Family History Research’ @ Weston Museum
Apr 17 @ 14:00 – 16:00

Would you like to know more about how to research your family history? Join in with this workshop led by members of the Weston-super-Mare Family History Society.

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The workshop covers a number of areas including Getting started, The 1939 Register (used to issue identity cards and ration books during WW2), Using Censuses, Finding Births, Marriages & Deaths, Using Newspapers, Church Records, DNA Research and Foreign Families.

Places are limited so you need to book ahead, a suggested donation of £5 can be paid on the day to support activities like this and preserve your local heritage. Call the museum on 01934621028 or email museum@wsm-tc.gov.uk to book your space

Local Providers INSET Day @ Weston Museum
Jul 24 @ 10:00 – 15:30
Local Providers INSET Day @ Weston Museum | England | United Kingdom

If you are looking for something a bit different within your teaching, but aren’t sure what’s out there, then join in with our local providers INSET day
• Meet a variety of educational providers from your local area, covering history, STEM, literacy, craft and design etc
• Find out about learning offers outside of the classroom
• Get ideas for new activities and visits
• Take part in hands on workshop sessions to try out some new topics
• Get your ‘wow day’ activities planned in advance
• Get your pre visit to the museum all ticked off (get everything you need for a visit done by signing off a risk assessment and pre-prepared trail activities all in one go)

To book spaces for your teaching staff, just call the museum on 01934 621028 or email katherine.bell@wsm-tc.gov.uk. Places are limited, so book early. Tickets cost £20 each and include light refreshments, lunches can be ordered through our lovely cafe or you are free to bring your own (not included).

If you are interested in joining in with this event as a local provider who offers learning activities to schools or a place for school visits, please contact Katherine Bell at katherine.bell@wsm-tc.gov.uk.