Events

Details of Weymouth Museum events.

08November Monday
Museum Talk

Teas & Talks – ‘Vile Ministers and Poor Silly Creatures’

Time: Monday, November 8, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm / Hope United Reformed Church
Bruce Upton, Community Engagement Officer at Bridport Museum will be taking a light-hearted look at the progress of the Civil War in Dorset . As usual the talk will be held in Hope United Reformed Church at 8 Trinity Street.  Tea & biscuits will be served from 2pm and the talk will begin at 2.30pm. […]
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01November Monday
Museum Talk

Teas & Talks – ‘Sandsfoot Castle’s Rise & Fall and Rise and.….’ – CANCELLED

Time: Monday, November 1, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm / Hope United Reformed Church
We very much regret that we have had to cancel this event due to Covid.  We hope to reschedule the talk for a later date.   Maritime historian and editor of the Friends’ newsletter, David Carter reviews the fascinating history of Sandsfoot Castle and looks at the difficulties currently being faced on the site. As […]
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18October Monday
Museum Talk

Teas & Talks – ‘Portland, the Story of an Island’ and Weymouth Tall Ships Festival 1994

Time: Monday, October 18, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm / Hope United Reformed Church
Local historian and author Stuart Morris will be presenting two of his films at the second event in our Autumn ‘Teas & Talks’ programme. The first film will be Part 1 of the story of the Island and Royal Manor of Portland.  The script is based on Stuart Morris’ book “Portland: An Illustrated History”.  Digitised […]
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11October Monday
Museum Talk

Teas & Talks – ‘Weymouth 450 – Division & Reunion’

Time: Monday, October 11, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm / Hope United Reformed Church
We are delighted to announce that our programme of ‘Teas & Talks”, organised by the Friends of Weymouth Museum, will resume next week on Monday 11th October. The first talk of the season is ‘Weymouth 450 – Division & Reunion’ presented by Museum volunteer Graham Perry.  The talk looks at how the towns of Weymouth […]
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11September Saturday
Special Event

Heritage Open Days – A Day at the Beach

Time: Saturday, September 11, 2021 10:00 am - 3:00 pm / Weymouth Museum, Hope Square
A Day at the Beach event as part of our Weymouth 450 celebrations
Details Free
05August Thursday
Special Event

Weymouth 450 Living Histories Project

Time: Thursday, August 5, 2021 August 5, 2021 - August 6, 2021 / Weymouth Museum
The Museum has received a grant from Weymouth Town Council to support some special Weymouth 450 Local History Days throughout the summer and the next two of these drop-in sessions will be on: Thursday 5th and Friday 6th August. During these sessions we would like residents, or regular visitors, to bring in their memories, photographs […]
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Special Event

Free entry for local residents

Time: Thursday, August 5, 2021 August 5, 2021 - September 30, 2021 / Weymouth Museum
There will be free entry to the Museum throughout August and September 2021 for all Weymouth residents.  This had been made possible by a generous grant from Weymouth Town Council. Do take advantage of this special opportunity by bringing with you proof of your address in the DT3 or DT4 postcode areas.  
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15July Thursday
Special Event

Weymouth 450 Living Histories Project

Time: Thursday, July 15, 2021 July 15, 2021 - July 16, 2021 / Weymouth Museum
The Museum has received a grant from Weymouth Town Council to support some special Weymouth 450 Local History Days throughout the summer and the first two of these drop-in sessions will be on: Thursday 15th and Friday 16th July. During these sessions we would like residents, or regular visitors, to bring in their memories, photographs […]
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10July Saturday
Exhibition

Georgian Dorset

Time: Saturday, July 10, 2021 July 10, 2021 - September 4, 2021 / Shire Hall Courthouse Museum
Ernest Bussell (1878-1967) ran a successful ironmongery business in St Mary Street and during his later life became a collector of art and antiques. After his death in 1967 his wife Constance donated his collection of over 240 pictures to the town and they are now a part of the Museum’s collection. A selection of […]
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26April Monday
Special Event

The Rise & Fall & Rise &….. of Sandsfoot Castle

Time: Monday, April 26, 2021 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm / Zoom
A ‘Teas and Talk’ special Zoom presentation by David Carter of the Friends of Rodwell Trail & Sandsfoot Castle about the history and current plight of Weymouth’s favourite ruin. Sandsfoot Castle has often been in the news over its 482 year history, but not always for the best reasons. Built for a threatened Tudor king […]

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