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Be a Harry Potter Spotter!

October 9th 2015

Harry Potter fans might like to hop on a broomstick and fly down to Beamish to see a spell-binding framed print of the Hogwarts Express.

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Consultation and Networking Event for Secondary Teachers

October 2nd 2015

Consultation and Networking Event for Secondary Teachers on Tuesday 20th October

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Best told story at Beamish!

August 14th 2015

Beamish is delighted to have been awarded a Best Told Story Accolade by VisitEngland.

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Artist Norman Cornish's home set to be replicated at Beamish

August 13th 2015

The former home of artist Norman Cornish is set to be replicated at Beamish – complete with his studio that was donated to the museum.

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Community Centre going back to 1950s at Beamish

July 30th 2015

A community centre from County Durham will be recreated at Beamish Museum as part of its planned 1950s Town.

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Cinema to be moved to Beamish for 1950s Town

July 27th 2015

A cinema from Sunderland will be moved brick by brick and rebuilt at Beamish Museum in its planned 1950s Town.

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Flying High at Beamish

July 21st 2015

Beamish is pleased to announce a new addition to it’s traditional experiences programme, as visitors will now be able to enjoy the ultimate hands on experience as they take a stroll with a Georgian Falconer and her hawk.

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1940s Farm shortlisted

June 23rd 2015

A project at Beamish which saw Home Farm change to the 1940s Farm has been shortlisted for an award.

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Beamish takes 1950s to South Tyneside library

May 22nd 2015

Beamish is bringing the 1950s to a South Tyneside library to share an exciting new chapter in the museum’s future.

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Dementia-friendly centre in replica of miners homes

May 13th 2015

A centre for people living with dementia is set to be created at Beamish Museum in a replica of aged miners' homes.

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Matthew collects National Tourism Superstar Award

May 12th 2015

Beamish’s Matthew Henderson has been presented with his national Tourism Superstar Award.

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Celebrating Frank

May 11th 2015

The inspirational life of Beamish’s visionary founder Dr Frank Atkinson CBE has been celebrated at the museum.

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