August Events

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August 2nd : Activity Thursday

Find out old-fashion clothes washing with a mangle! There will be period toys to play with and of course the very popular rocket launching! The giant dolls’ house and period toys fascinate the youngest children, while others tackle the pole lathe and ‘milk the cow’.

Normal Museum admission charges apply.


August 5th : Citroën & G Ami & Renault Rally

Citroëns will be bringing a dash of motor magic to the Rural Life Centre. The French manufacturer’s GS, GSA and Ami series will be on parade, along with other classic vehicles. Owners will be proudly showing off their cars and encouraging visitors to share in their enthusiasm.


August 5th : Car Boot Sale

Our Car Boot Sales, organised by the Rustics, begin at 8am and end at midday, free to buyers! Sellers can set up from 7:30am. The Café is open from 8am today.


August 9th : Activity Thursday

Find out old-fashion clothes washing with a mangle! There will be period toys to play with and of course the very popular rocket launching! The giant dolls’ house and period toys fascinate the youngest children, while others tackle the pole lathe and ‘milk the cow’.

Normal Museum admission charges apply.


August 16th : Activity Thursday

Find out old-fashion clothes washing with a mangle! There will be period toys to play with and of course the very popular rocket launching! The giant dolls’ house and period toys fascinate the youngest children, while others tackle the pole lathe and ‘milk the cow’.

Normal Museum admission charges apply.


August 17th to 19th : Weyfest

The bands are booked and the banners are up. This weekend will see the museum playing host to rockers young and old, enjoying a variety of acts Countless singers and musicians will be entertaining the crowds on the four stages and in the museum’s buildings. Take a look at the Weyfest website for the complete line up.


Please note that we will be closed to museum visitors on 17th-19th.


Weyfest charges apply to all entry for this period!

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August 23rd : Activity Thursday

Find out old-fashion clothes washing with a mangle! There will be period toys to play with and of course the very popular rocket launching! The giant dolls’ house and period toys fascinate the youngest children, while others tackle the pole lathe and ‘milk the cow’.

Normal Museum admission charges apply.

August 30th : Activity Thursday

Find out old-fashion clothes washing with a mangle! There will be period toys to play with and of course the very popular rocket launching! The giant dolls’ house and period toys fascinate the youngest children, while others tackle the pole lathe and ‘milk the cow’.

Normal Museum admission charges apply.

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