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The 1940s and 50s are acknowledged as the high point of amateur football in England, and in particular County Durham, with teams from the area selling out Wembley Stadium and winning the FA Amateur Cup on numerous occasions.
YOU won’t be stumped for things to do this summer – Beamish has a host of cricketing fun lined up! The annual Beamish Colliery Cricket Tournament is back for the second year and will take place every Sunday from the 20th July until the final on Sunday 31st August.
Staff and volunteers from Beamish Museum in County Durham are celebrating today after receiving initial support* for a £10.
The new Sinkers’ Bait Cabin has opened in The Pit Village!The catering cabin has replaced the Pitman’s Pantry and offers indoor seating, a nice warm fire and scrumptious ice cream (don’t forget the monkey’s blood!).