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Upcoming events
05.04.2014 - 21.04.2014

The Easter holidays are on their way and it’s time to get out and about for some family fun.

29.05.2014 - 01.06.2014

Enjoy the hustle and bustle of a Georgian Country Fair at Pockerley Waggonway from Thursday 29th May to Sunday 1st June 2014.

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Beamish is celebrating a record year, with more people than ever before visiting our award-winning living museum.


Were you or one of your relatives a Bevin Boy? Do you have Bevin Boy memories or memorabilia? Beamish Museum would really like to hear from you.

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