JiggleBeamers is our fantastic session for families with pre-school children!

Beamish Unlimited

Bring your little ones along to our weekly play session in the Hetton Band Hall, Pit Village. JiggleBeamers is a session for pre-school children and their families, which includes informal play with toys, snack time, and traditional songs and rhymes.

The sessions have a period feel (with no plastics or batteries) and are a chance for children to make new friends and have fun learning.


  • Thursday, 11th October
  • Thursday, 18th October
  • Thursday, 1st November
  • Thursday, 8th November – our morning session will be toddler-focused with a trip to The 1940s Farm. The afternoon session will be in The Band Hall as normal.
  • Thursday, 15th November
  • Thursday, 22nd November
  • Thursday, 29th November
  • Wednesday, 5th December – Christmas Party in Bank Board Room
  • Thursday, 6th December – Christmas Party in Bank Board Room


  • Morning Session 10:30am – 12:00pm
  • Afternoon Session 12:45pm – 14:15pm


Numbers are limited and places are offered on a first come, first served basis. To book a place for the next session, please contact: Group and Venue Sales – bookings@beamish.org.uk or 0191 370 4026


After paying your entrance fee, or using your Unlimited Pass to enter the museum, there is currently no charge for JiggleBeamers (donations, however, are welcomed).