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Beamish takes 1950s to South Tyneside library

May 22nd 2015

Beamish is bringing the 1950s to a South Tyneside library to share an exciting new chapter in the museum’s future.

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Dementia-friendly centre in replica of miners homes

May 13th 2015

A centre for people living with dementia is set to be created at Beamish Museum in a replica of aged miners' homes.

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Matthew collects National Tourism Superstar Award

May 12th 2015

Beamish’s Matthew Henderson has been presented with his national Tourism Superstar Award.

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Celebrating Frank

May 11th 2015

The inspirational life of Beamish’s visionary founder Dr Frank Atkinson CBE has been celebrated at the museum.

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Lights! Camera! Action!

May 8th 2015

Tickets are now on sale for our very first cinema evening in The Town!

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Is Beamish your Family's Favourite?

May 1st 2015

Is Beamish your favourite family friendly museum? Nominations are open for the 2015 Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award.

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