Harvest Festival and Harvest Home

Sat 30th Sep - Sun 1st Oct

On Saturday 30th September and Sunday 1st 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.

We’ll have stunning displays in The Pit Village chapel with beautiful choir performances as well as harvest displays at Pockerley Old Hall and our 1940s Farm.

Highlights during the event include:

Saturday, 30th September

  • 11am – Gateshead Salvation Army Community Choir – Pit Village chapel
  • 1pm – Harvest Festival Programme – Beamish Youth Club and Gateshead Salvation Army Community Choir – Pit Village chapel
  • 2pm – CONCORDIAMICI performing Choral Evensong – Eston Church

Sunday, 1st October

  • 11am – Shiney Row Male Voice Choir – Eston Church
  • 11am – Broomside Choir – Pit Village chapel
  • 12pm – Broomside Choir – Pit Village chapel
  • 1pm – Harvest Festival Programme – Beamish Youth Club and Beamish Volunteer Choir – Pit Village chapel
  • 2pm – Beamish Volunteer Choir – Pit Village chapel

Other activities throughout the event:

  • Take part in corn dolly making at Pockerley Old Hall
  • King Coal Band will be performing from 1pm to 4pm at Pockerley Old Hall
  • Sunnyside Up will be performing at The 1940s Farm from 1pm to 4pm
  • Have a go at paper flower making in The Pit Village school
  • Take a look at period-style food displays at Pockerley Old Hall and The 1940s Farm
  • The Pit Village chapel will be decorated with harvest displays

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As with all daytime events, you can use your Unlimited Pass!