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Beamish shortlisted in North East Business Awards 2018

February 8th 2018

Beamish is delighted to have been shortlisted in the North East Business Awards 2018. We’ve been named as a finalist in the Tourism & Hospitality category in the Durham, Sunderland and South Tyneside area heat.

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First-ever stargazing event to be held at Beamish

January 11th 2018

You are part of an amazing universe! Want to know more? On Friday, 26th January, Beamish, in partnership with Sunderland Astronomical Society, is hosting its first-ever stargazing and astronomy evening.

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Early Christmas Presents from Beamish

December 12th 2017

On Wednesday, 13th December 2017, Beamish, The Living Museum of the North will be saying “Thanks to You” to National Lottery players.

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National Dementia Friendly Heritage Guide launching at Beamish

December 6th 2017

A pioneering guide to help heritage sites across Britain become more dementia friendly is being launched at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North.

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Fantastic fourth win for Beamish at Tourism Awards

November 17th 2017

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is celebrating being named Large Visitor Attraction of the Year for the fourth year running.

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Darlington plaque finds a new home at Beamish

July 17th 2017

A cast iron plaque from Darlington foundry Teasdale Bros has been donated to Beamish.

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Vote for Dorothy!

June 23rd 2017

Voting is open for the Durham Tourism Superstar 2017 Award and our very own Dorothy Carlyon has been shortlisted!

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Three Cheers for Volunteers!

June 16th 2017

A celebration of County Durham’s amazing volunteers took place at the museum, with some of our own volunteers picking up awards.

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Lights! Camera! Action! Tickets are now on sale for our Festival of 50s Cinema Evenings!

May 22nd 2017

On Friday, 7th and Saturday, 8th July the Masonic Hall in The Town will be set for a fantastic film night as part of our Festival of 50s.

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Tourism campaign invites visitors to step back in time.

April 27th 2017

Beamish is taking part in a new national tourism campaign, aimed at promoting County Durham’s diverse and fascinating heritage.

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All Aboard!

April 19th 2017

Did you know that England’s only cog railway is at Beamish? And visitors can have a go on the unique 7¼ inch gauge track during special events?

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Beamish named in prestigious awards shortlist

April 7th 2017

Beamish has been voted as a finalist in the national 2017 Group Travel Awards by readers of Group Travel Organiser magazine.

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