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June 27th 2022

At Beamish we're exploring and highlighting a more diverse history of the North East – one in which everybody's story is welcomed and valued.

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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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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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Crosville 716 Restored

August 7th 2021

Beamish Museum’s new Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle, Crosville 716, is now in service at the museum after seven years of restoration work.

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Beamish Backs Bid

July 20th 2021

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North hosted the launch of County Durham’s City of Culture 2025 bid.

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Get Set for a Summer of Fun at Beamish Museum

July 20th 2021

Enjoy good old fashioned fun at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North this summer with den building, ice cream making, teddy bear trail and traditional live music.

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Beamish Museum Launches Wholesale Sweets Venture

June 11th 2021

We're working with businesses across the region with selling the museum’s traditionally-made sweets with a new wholesale sweets offer.

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