International Women's Day 2020

7th - 8th March 2020

Discover the role of women in the 1820s, 1900s, 1940s and 1950s as we celebrate International Women’s Day.

Take part in events across the museum to see how the role of women changed over the years.

Join us in The 1900s Town and help us secure votes for women! See Suffragette rallies at 11am and 2pm followed by a debate in the Masonic Hall.

Make your own Suffragette rosette in The 1900s Pit Village school.

Pop along to the 1950s welfare hall and find out about the Beamish WI and WI’s in the 50s.

The Beamish Choir will be performing songs inspired by the Suffragette movement in the Masonic Hall on Saturday, 7th March at 1pm and 2.30pm.

On Sunday, 8th March, Di Voci Choir will be performing in the Masonic Hall at 12pm and 1pm. Di Voci is an award-winning ladies choir set up in October 2007. The choir has 43 members with a common goal of ‘enjoying singing together and for others’.  The choir has performed in Prague, Paris, Krakow and in cities around the UK.

As with all daytime events, you can use your Unlimited Pass or Friends of Beamish membership to enjoy this special event.

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Beamish reserves the right to alter or change this programme at any point.