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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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The National Lottery "Thanks To You" Campaign

November 27th 2018

On Tuesday, 4th December, Beamish will saying a “Thanks to You” to National Lottery Players as part of a nationwide campaign.

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Beamish Nominated for North East England Tourism Awards

October 26th 2018

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is thrilled to be shortlisted for the North East England Tourism Awards 2018.

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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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Emily Crowned Durham Tourism Superstar 2018

July 25th 2018

Our very own Emily Hope is this year’s Durham Tourism Superstar!

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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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North East Business Award winner!

April 27th 2018

Beamish is proud to be a winner at the North East Business Awards 2018. The museum was presented with the Tourism & Hospitality Award at last night’s Grand Final.

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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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