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Beamish is unique – a superb living, working experience of life in the Great North offering unrivalled learning opportunities for people of all ages.
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We offer unique, immersive educational opportunities for children of all ages - a visit to Beamish will bring classroom learning to life through hands on experiences they'll never forget.
Use the links below to plan your school's visit and support learning in the classroom.
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Beamish offers a whole host of hands on heritage skills to those looking for unique experiences or just an opportunity to learn something new.
We've a variety of short courses with subjects as diverse as proggy mat making, driving a tram or steam engine, right through to bee keeping, driving horses and much more besides.
The courses make perfect gifts for a loved one, memorable team building opportunities for organisations, or a fantastic opportunity for those looking to learn traditional skills in a unique location. Click here to see what's on offer.
Beamish is committed to being accessible to all and continue to be a vital part of the communities of the North East of England.
Our Community Participation team work closely with community groups, charities, young people's organisations and much more.
We also work closely with care homes across the region and organisations and support groups, such as Alzheimers Society and Age UK, to provide unique opportunities for enjoyable and engaging reminiscence activities. Click here to find out more.