You are part of an amazing universe! Want to know more? Join us on Friday, 26th January, 6.30pm – 9.30pm for a unique stargazing and astronomy event at Beamish in partnership with Sunderland Astronomical Society.
- Receive a free stargazing-friendly torch on entry to the museum.
- Take a look through telescopes of all shapes and sizes at Pockerley Waggonway and in The Colliery Yard and Pit Village – see the Moon, the planet Uranus and many other astronomical wonders of the night sky!
- Enjoy astronomy related talks in The Pit Village band hall and chapel and The Waggonway engine shed.
- Local amateur astronomer expertise on hand to answer questions and share their knowledge of the night sky.
- Have a go at making Planispheres and glow-in-the-dark constellations, as well as making your own planet courtesy of the Institute of Physics in The Pit Village school.
- Visit the mobile planetarium in The 1900s Town Masonic Hall at 7pm, 7.30pm, 8pm, 8.30pm and 9pm.
- Refreshments available from the Sinkers’ Bait Cabin in The Pit Village.
- Free parking is available in the main car park.
- Beamish Wheelchair Accessible Bus in service during the evening.
Tickets cost £5 per person. Under 2s admitted free of charge. Limited tickets available.
Beamish Unlimited Passes are not valid for this evening event.