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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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Black History Month – Objects

October is usually known as the month of spookiness, but it is also Black History Month. So to mark it, here are two interesting objects from the Somerset County Council museum collection. They are tokens that relate to the abolition of the slave trade. The following is a little information, borrowed from the website of ..read more »

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It’s National Volunteers Week

Weston Museum thanks its volunteers during National Volunteers Week – 1st – 12th June The team at Weston Museum will be taking the opportunity to highlight the contribution that their volunteers make to the work that the Museum carries out. Thanks will go out via the Museum’s Facebook and Twitter pages, to show the valuable work ..read more »

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£50,000 Success with the Coastal Revival Fund

  Weston Museum has been successful with a bid to the Coastal Revival Fund and has been granted £50,000 towards the development of the new Temporary Exhibition Gallery. During the HLF/museum refurbishment project there are plans develop a secure exhibition gallery, meeting the requirements of the National Security Advisory Team with cabinets and movable walling systems to ..read more »

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New Museum Outreach Assistant Posts

Within the current refurbishment, an opportunity has arisen for two new team members to work on this interesting and varied project with a focus on out-reach work, community engagement and events. The successful candidates will have a flexible and enthusiastic approach and be committed to working as part of a small dedicated team in achieving the ..read more »

The Big Lunch

The Big Lunch is a very simple idea from the Eden Project. The aim is to get as many people as possible across the whole of the UK to have lunch with their neighbours in a simple act of community, friendship and fun. Since starting in 2009, thousands of Big Lunches have taken place in ..read more »