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Be part of the Beamish Colliery Cricket Tournament 2019

July 11th 2019

We are looking for eight local, amateur teams to take part in our Colliery Cricket Summer tournament. It will start Sunday 21st July 2019 and last for 7 weeks. Ending with a final match on Sunday 8th September at Beamish Museum.

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1950s Welfare Hall Opening This Weekend!

June 19th 2019

The first building in our new 1950s Town will be officially opened on Saturday, 22nd June during a weekend of celebrations!

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From Beamish's Great North Steam Fair to the Big Screen

April 12th 2019

A regular Beamish exhibitor was contacted by The Walt Disney Company after they were spotted in a promotional video recorded by the museum.

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Beamish's Emily Hope is National VisitEngland Tourism Superstar!

April 9th 2019

Beamish Museum's Emily Hope is celebrating after being named national VisitEngland Tourism Superstar.

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Penshaw Monument to be relocated to Beamish! Update: APRIL FOOL!

April 1st 2019

Beamish Museum to move Penshaw Monument as part of the National Trust icons 175th birthday celebrations!

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River Irt and Katie heading for the Great North Steam Fair at Beamish Museum

February 25th 2019

We are delighted to announce that “River Irt” from the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway and “Katie” from the Ravenglass Railway Museum will be visiting Beamish Museum for the Great North Steam Fair.

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Vote for Emily!

February 23rd 2019

Beamish Museum’s Emily Hope has been shortlisted for the national VisitEngland Tourism Superstar.

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Happy 100th Birthday Mary

February 15th 2019

Mary and her family, the Raines, lived at Spain's Field Farm in Weardale for over a century, and on Monday Mary celebrated her 100th birthday - Connor and Natasha, from our Remaking Beamish Team, joined in with her celebrations.

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Manchester 765 to visit Beamish Museum

January 21st 2019

Beamish Museum and Heaton Park Tramway are pleased to announce that Manchester 765 will visit Beamish Museum for part of 2019 season.

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Coach Friendly Status for Beamish Museum

November 30th 2018

Beamish is delighted to have been awarded Coach Friendly Status by The Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT).

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Beamish Working to Reduce Plastic Pollution

August 20th 2018

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North has joined a national Refill campaign to help fight plastic pollution.

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Vote For Emily!

June 23rd 2018

Beamish's very own Emily Hope is a finalist in the Durham Tourism Superstar 2018 and voting is now open!

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