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Artist Norman Cornish's home set to be replicated at Beamish

August 13th 2015

The former home of artist Norman Cornish is set to be replicated at Beamish – complete with his studio that was donated to the museum.

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Community Centre going back to 1950s at Beamish

July 30th 2015

A community centre from County Durham will be recreated at Beamish Museum as part of its planned 1950s Town.

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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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