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Cinema to be moved to Beamish for 1950s Town

July 27th 2015

A cinema from Sunderland will be moved brick by brick and rebuilt at Beamish Museum in its planned 1950s Town.

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Flying High at Beamish

July 21st 2015

Beamish is pleased to announce a new addition to it’s traditional experiences programme, as visitors will now be able to enjoy the ultimate hands on experience as they take a stroll with a Georgian Falconer and her hawk.

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1940s Farm shortlisted

June 23rd 2015

A project at Beamish which saw Home Farm change to the 1940s Farm has been shortlisted for an award.

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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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Learning Museum Taster Day

April 30th 2015

With funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, and in partnership with the British Museum, Beamish is currently looking to recruit a trainee to join its Trainee Engager team on a year-long paid training programme.

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Two training and consultation events for teachers

April 2nd 2015

Beamish is running two training and consultation events in April, one for primary school teachers, one for secondary school teachers, and we would like to invite you to attend.

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Family celebrates Beamish 1950s house vote victory

April 1st 2015

Esther Gibbon and Linda Gilmore are celebrating today after winning a public vote to have their 1950s house replicated at Beamish Museum.

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