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Friday 3rd April 2015 to Monday 6th April 2015
From egg hunts and bonnet making to tasting delicious traditional food, we’ve got an egg-citing Easter weekend lined up – come and join us!As with all daytime events, you can use your Unli...
More info about Easter Celebrations
Thursday 9th April 2015 - Sunday 26th April 2015
All aboard for this transport extravaganza! From trams and cars to steam engines, lorries and cycles, there will be a fantastic line-up of Beamish transport and visiting vehicles alike. Join us as we...
More info about The Great North Festival of Transport
Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th April 2015
It’s full steam ahead at Beamish during this weekend for one of our biggest events of the year – The Great North Steam Fair! At this four-day steam spectacular, from 9th to 12th April, th...
More info about Great North Steam Fair
Saturday 18th April to Sunday 19th April 2015
For many visitors a highlight of Beamish is seeing our beautiful horses at work, join us during this spring weekend for our brand new horse based event! Why not ‘trot’ along to see the stu...
More info about Horses at Work
Wednesday 22nd April to Sunday 26th April 2015
COME and celebrate the North East’s mining heritage at Beamish! Follow the parade of miner's banners through The Pit Village, take a trip down the mine or sit back and enjoy the sound of th...
More info about Old King Coal
Sunday 3rd May & Monday 4th May 2015
Join Beamish in The Pit Village on the 3rd and 4th May for a host of May Day activities!The May Day King and Queen will be crowned as we celebrate this special event with parades, music, Maypole danci...
More info about May Day Celebrations at Beamish
Saturday 16th May 2015 - 5.00pm - 9.00pm
Come and join us after hours for a fantastic evening of music, food and fun from 5pm on Saturday 16th May.
More info about Museums at Night
Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th May 2015
Calling all Ladies! The Women’s Institute (WI) is celebrating its centenary at Beamish. On May 23rd and 24th we will be hosting a unique celebration. We will be joined by members of WI group&rs...
More info about WI Centenary and Empire Weekend
Thursday 28th May to Sunday 31st May 2015
Enjoy the hustle and bustle of a Georgian Country Fair at Pockerley Waggonway from Thursday 28th May to Sunday 31st May 2015.Experience a fair like no other as The Squire of Pockerley sets about hirin...
More info about Georgian Fair
Sunday 14th June 2015
Enjoy a picnic in The Pit Village as we celebrate the Sunday School anniversary. This would have been a big event for the community, when children wearing their finery would have taken part in a servi...
More info about Sunday School Anniversary
Sunday 21st June 2015
The 45th Beamish Safety and Reliability Run is taking place on Sunday 21st June 2015! This 150 mile event is for Vintage cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles registered before 1956. The Run will...
More info about Beamish Reliability Run
Friday 26th June to Sunday 28th June 2015
Dig out your 50s finery and rock and roll along to this fabulous celebration of all things fifties. Take your seat at Friday's cinema evening, followed by a weekend of 1950s fun, including food, ...
More info about Festival of Fifties
Every Sunday in July and August 2015
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 third year and will take...
More info about Cricket at Beamish
Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th July 2015
Between twenty and fifty competitors from The Quoits Association will play in the traditional game in the Pit Village here at Beamish on Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th July. The sporting event, which i...
More info about Quoits Weekend
Thursday 3rd September 2015 to Sunday 6th September 2015
We need you! Join us for the first event of The Great North Festival of Agriculture from the 3rd to 6th September.War is upon our 1940s farm, this event will give an amazing insight into the need to &...
More info about Dig for Victory
Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th September 2015
Pack up your potatoes and bring your beetroot to the Beamish Leek Show. On the 12th and 13th of September 2015, the annual contest will see home-grown vegetables and flowers battle it out in an attemp...
More info about Beamish Leek Show
Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th September 2015
From Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th September 2015, we are hosting the annual Agricultural Show, recreating a typical country show from the early 1900s. This event forms part of the month long Festival ...
More info about Agricultural Show
Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th September 2015
On Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th September 2015, come along and have a go at some traditional skills at Beamish and see the Quilters Exhibition. The weekend forms part of our month long Festival of Ag...
More info about Hands on Heritage Skills
Sunday 27th September 2015
On Sunday 27th September 2015, Beamish is hosting its annual Classic Car Day.The North East Club for Pre-War Austins have organised the event, in which 300 vehicles dating from 1920 onwards, will be o...
More info about Classic Car Day
Saturday 3rd & Sunday4th October 2015
On Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th 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 th...
More info about Harvest Festival and Harvest Home
Thursday 29th October 2015, 6.30pm - 9.30pm
On Thursday 29th, Friday 30th, and Saturday 31st October 2015, from 6-30pm until 9-30pm, Beamish will be overrun by spooky ghosts and terrifying monsters. Halloween evenings at Beamish, now in their s...
More info about Halloween Evening
Friday 30th October 2015, 6.30pm - 9.30pm
On Thursday 29th, Friday 30th, and Saturday 31st October 2015, from 6-30pm until 9-30pm, Beamish will be overrun by spooky ghosts and terrifying monsters. Halloween evenings at Beamish, now in their s...
More info about Halloween Evening
Saturday 31st October 2015, 6.30pm - 9.30pm
On Thursday 29th, Friday 30th, and Saturday 31st October 2015, from 6-30pm until 9-30pm, Beamish will be overrun by spooky ghosts and terrifying monsters. Halloween evenings at Beamish, now in their s...
More info about Halloween Evening
Sunday 1st November 2015, 6.00pm
Remember remember, the fifth of November... We are delighted to announce Beamish will host two evenings of autumn entertainment on the events field, including a bonfire and firework display on Sunday...
More info about Bonfire Evenings
Thursday 5th November 2015, 6.00pm
Remember remember, the fifth of November... We are delighted to announce Beamish will host two evenings of autumn entertainment on the events field, including a bonfire and firework display on Sunday...
More info about Bonfire Evenings
Saturday 14th November 2015 to Thursday 24th December 2015
Be enchanted by Christmas at Beamish. Discover the amazing sights, sounds and delicious tastes of truly traditional festive celebrations.  Christmas WeekendsEvery weekend from 14th November - 20th Dec...
More info about Christmas at Beamish 2015
Friday 4th December 2015, 5.00pm - 10.00pm
Beamish will open its doors from 5pm-10pm on the evenings of Friday 4th, Friday 11th and Friday 18th December for three extra special evenings in the Edwardian Town and Pit Village and the chance to e...
More info about Christmas Evenings
Friday 11th December 2015, 5.00pm - 10.00pm
Beamish will open its doors from 5pm-10pm on the evenings of Friday 4th, Friday 11th and Friday 18th December for three extra special evenings in the Edwardian Town and Pit Village and the chance to e...
More info about Christmas Evenings
Friday 18th December 2015, 5.00pm - 10.00pm
Beamish will open its doors from 5pm-10pm on the evenings of Friday 4th, Friday 11th and Friday 18th December for three extra special evenings in the Edwardian Town and Pit Village and the chance to e...
More info about Christmas Evenings
Saturday 26th December 2015 to Sunday 3rd January 2016
Looking for the perfect post Christmas outing? Well look no further! We invite you to join us in celebrating Twelfth Night and first footing at Pockerley Old Hall and the Waggonway from the 26th Decem...
More info about Twelfth Night Celebrations