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15.11.2014 - 04.01.2015

Be enchanted by Christmas at Beamish.

26.12.2014 - 04.01.2015

Looking for the perfect post Christmas outing? Well look no further! We invite you to join us in celebrating Twelfth Night and first footing at Pockerley Old Hall and the Waggonway!Each day there will be the chance to sample traditional celebratory food at Pockerley Hall from apple puffs to bread pudding! There will also be games in the parlour and the chance to join in with craft activities such as candle making.

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Father Christmas and his elves have been working hard this week to make sure that little ones don't wait too long to see Santa Claus in his Grotto at Pockerley Waggonway.


JingleBeamers Christmas Party (for under 4s)Join us for a musical Christmas celebration at Beamish.

Learn new skills and enjoy a traditional experience at Beamish.
Explore the story of life in North East England during the 1820s, 1900s and 1940s.
Become a Friend of Beamish and support the vital work they do for the Museum.
Our cosy 1940s cottage is ideal for groups of older people and people living with dementia.
Find out about accessibility around the Museum to help you plan your visit.
Would you love to see your 1950s house replicated at Beamish? The Museum needs your help to decide which style of semi-detached social housing should be replicated in our plans for a new 1950s Town.