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Hands on Heritage Skills : 27th September, 2014 - 28th September, 2014

On Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September 2014, 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 Agriculture which celebrates the agricultural and rural heritage of the North East of England.

Try your hand at hedge laying, dry stone walling, baking and Northumbrian Piping, as well as many more traditional crafts!

Hands on Heritage forms part of the Festival of Agriculture, a whole season celebrating the agricultural and rural heritage of North East England which runs from the 4th September to 5th October and incorporates:

  • Agricultural Power from the Past - 4th to 7th September
  • Beamish Leek Show - 13th & 14th September
  • Agricultural Show, 18th to 21st September
  • Hands on Heritage Skills (inc Quilters Exhibition), 27th & 28th September
  • Harvest Festival and Harvest Home, 4th & 5th October

If you can’t wait until September, why not click here to take a look at our traditional skills courses available throughout the year...