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Upcoming events
18.05.2015 - 23.05.2015

From music and song, crafts and chat to games and gardening – Beamish is hosting fascinating activities for Dementia Awareness Week, from 18th to 23rd May 2015.

23.05.2015 - 24.05.2015

Calling all Ladies! The Women’s Institute (WI) is celebrating its centenary at Beamish.

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Students from Cleveland College of Art and Design have been working with Beamish to make 1950s outfits for our Festival of 50s weekend this June.


A centre for people living with dementia is set to be created at Beamish Museum in a replica of aged miners' homes.

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.
Beamish is a unique location for any event, no matter how large or small.
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.