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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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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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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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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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