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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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Becci’s 1950s Ration Challenge

July 8th 2016

Beamish’s Becci Sharrock is taking on a challenge to live on 1950s rations for a week in the run up to the museum’s Festival of 50s.

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Writer in Residence

June 27th 2016

Becci Sharrock is a writer, blogger and theatre producer based in Gateshead and will be working with the Community Participation Team, focusing on the Remaking Beamish project.

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Willdora

June 26th 2016

Beamish has donated wood to help restore a ship that took part in the rescue of 200 Sunderland men during World War Two.

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