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Due to essential maintenance the Steam Gallopers will be out of action on Monday 29th September. The Shuggy Boats and Coconut Shy will still be in operation.
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Upcoming events
04.08.2014 - 19.10.2014

Beamish is holding community-led events between 2014 and 2018 to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.


04.10.2014 - 05.10.2014

On Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th October we are celebrating Harvest Festival and Harvest Home as part of our month long Festival of Agriculture which celebrates the agricultural and rural heritage of the North East of England.


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15.09.2014

Mr Alexander's Travelling Show is making his first ever appearance at Beamish, at the annual Agricultural Show running from 18th to 21st September.


06.09.2014

Get involved with the Festival of Agriculture! The Great North Festival of Agriculture, from the 4th September to 5th October, is a whole season celebrating the agricultural and rural heritage of North East England.


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.
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