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Golden Hat-trick at Tourism Awards

November 23rd 2016

Great news! We’re celebrating being named the region’s Large Visitor Attraction of the Year for the third year in a row.

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Calling All Choirs for Christmas!

November 15th 2016

Beamish is looking for choirs to perform during their 2016 Christmas season.

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Mary Ann Cotton’s Teapot at Beamish!

November 14th 2016

Did you know that we have objects in our collection which reputedly belonged to the infamous Cotton?

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Awards Shortlist Hat-trick!

November 3rd 2016

Beamish has been shortlisted for three awards!

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£10.9million from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help Remake Beamish

October 13th 2016

Our staff and volunteers are celebrating a £10.9million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund today for a 1950s Town and additions to the 1820s area.

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Samson Recreated

September 30th 2016

Full steam ahead for 79-year-old David’s locomotive, Samson

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800th Visit for Bobby

September 23rd 2016

Beamish superfan Bobby Nesbitt has celebrated his 800th visit at the age of just seven.

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Honorary Achievement for Arthur

September 23rd 2016

Arthur Staddon has received honorary lifetime membership of the Friends of Beamish after raising tens of thousands of pounds playing the street organ at Beamish Museum.

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Top of the League

September 22nd 2016

Beamish is the North East’s most popular paid for attraction, a new report showed.

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Dementia Friendly Community

September 22nd 2016

Beamish is working with the local area to help create a Dementia Friendly Community.

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Agricultural Show Fun

September 14th 2016

Incredible birds of prey flying demonstrations, have a go at archery and learn about beekeeping, the Agricultural Show starts tomorrow at Beamish!

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Spain's Field Farm on the move - with the help of the Sir Tom Cowie Charitable Trust

July 26th 2016

Boost for Spain's Field Farm move from Sir Tom Cowie Charitable Trust

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