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Upcoming events
29.10.2014 - 29.10.2014

On Wednesday 29th, Thursday 30th, and Friday 31st October 2014, from 6-30pm until 9-30pm, Beamish will be overrun by spooky ghosts and terrifying monsters.


30.10.2014 - 30.10.2014

On Wednesday 29th, Thursday 30th, and Friday 31st October 2014, from 6-30pm until 9-30pm, Beamish will be overrun by spooky ghosts and terrifying monsters.


Latest news
09.10.2014

An incredibly talented painter who spent three decades working in the mines, Norman Cornish died, aged 94, in August 2014.


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.


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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