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Iconic Beamish Objects in Regional Showcase  

June 20th 2018

Beamish exhibits are featured in a new project, A History of the North in 100 Objects.

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North East Business Award winner!

April 27th 2018

Beamish is proud to be a winner at the North East Business Awards 2018. The museum was presented with the Tourism & Hospitality Award at last night’s Grand Final.

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Trot along to Beamish for Horses at War

April 11th 2018

An amazing 60 horses, from the cavalry to pack ponies, will be at Beamish this weekend to tell the story of First World War horses.

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Domes-day! We're ready to raise the roof on history - UPDATE: April Fool!

April 1st 2018

We’ve got some exciting news to share today (1st April) – we’re putting a roof over Beamish!

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North East Business Awards Success!

March 9th 2018

We won! Beamish is celebrating success in the North East Business Awards 2018. We were delighted to win the Tourism & Hospitality Award in the Durham, Sunderland and South Tyneside area heat and will now go forward to the grand final next month.

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Success Story!

February 23rd 2018

Beamish is delighted to have won a prestigious VisitEngland Accolade for the fourth year running.

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Queens of the Machines, Women at War – February Half Term at Beamish

February 9th 2018

The work of women during the First World War will be commemorated at Beamish this February Half Term, during Queens of the Machines, Women at War.

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Beamish shortlisted in North East Business Awards 2018

February 8th 2018

Beamish is delighted to have been shortlisted in the North East Business Awards 2018. We’ve been named as a finalist in the Tourism & Hospitality category in the Durham, Sunderland and South Tyneside area heat.

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The Grand Electric Cinema opens doors for final time before moving to Beamish

January 31st 2018

The Grand Electric Cinema in Ryhope, Sunderland, will open its doors to welcome visitors for one final time before being moved brick by brick to Beamish!

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First-ever stargazing event to be held at Beamish

January 11th 2018

You are part of an amazing universe! Want to know more? On Friday, 26th January, Beamish, in partnership with Sunderland Astronomical Society, is hosting its first-ever stargazing and astronomy evening.

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Construction jobs created by Beamish Museum’s biggest ever expansion

January 5th 2018

Beamish Museum is looking for highly-skilled and time-served construction workers to help make history as part of its £18million expansion.

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Early Christmas Presents from Beamish

December 12th 2017

On Wednesday, 13th December 2017, Beamish, The Living Museum of the North will be saying “Thanks to You” to National Lottery players.

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