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1950s Jubilee Celebrations at Beamish this May Half Term

May 20th 2022

Beamish Museum is inviting visitors to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with music, crown-making, football skills and other Jubilee-themed fun.

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Beamish Bags Best Shop Award

May 12th 2022

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is delighted to have picked up an award at the national Museums + Heritage Awards.

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Beamish Museum Features in Matt Baker: Travels with Mum and Dad

April 7th 2022

We were thrilled to welcome Countryfile presenter, Matt Baker to Beamish Museum for the filming of his new show, Matt Baker: Travels with Mum and Dad.

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Beamish’s 1950s electrical shop to inspire future engineers thanks to Reece Foundation

April 1st 2022

Beamish’s 1950s electrical shop to inspire future engineers thanks to Reece Foundation

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Farm opening at Beamish after being moved stone by stone

March 14th 2022

A farm that has been moved stone by stone and rebuilt at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North will open its doors to visitors this weekend (Saturday, 19th March).

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Beamish's 1950s Terrace Now Open!

February 22nd 2022

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North has opened its 1950s terrace! Visitors can enjoy a week of celebrations this February Half Term, 19th to 27th February 2022.

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1950s Terrace Opening Soon!

February 7th 2022

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North will open its 1950s terrace with a week of celebrations this February Half Term, 19th to 27th February 2022

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Sir James Knott Trust’s £150,000 funding for Beamish’s Georgian developments

February 1st 2022

The funding from the Sir James Knott Trust will allow existing buildings from the late 18th century and early 19th century to be brought back into use in the museum’s stunning Georgian landscape. Visitors will be able to discover early cottage industries at the pottery and blacksmith’s workshop. People will be able to stay overnight at the museum in period-style self-catering cottages, these buildings are original to the site.

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Beamish thanks Nexus engineers for Tramway help

December 16th 2021

Around 20 Nexus employees spent the day using specialist equipment to carry out routine inspections on overhead lines on Beamish’s 1.5-mile Tramway, which is used by the museum’s fleet of trams to transport visitors.

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Update from Beamish Museum

December 2nd 2021

The Board, in line with their duties as trustees of the museum, reported a serious incident to the police last year. The police have investigated the matter and concluded that no further action is to be taken.

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Beamish Museum Inviting Nominations for a Random Act of Kindness

November 28th 2021

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is spreading the joy this Christmas season by offering the chance for one lucky person or family in the North East to win a fantastic festive gift.

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Beamish Museum Christmas 2021 Gift Guide

November 23rd 2021

Find that perfect present from the past with a fantastic range of unique Christmas gifts from Beamish, The Living Museum of the North.

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