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Beamish on Google Street View

October 19th 2015

Virtual visitors from around the world can explore the North East’s most popular museum after Beamish was added to Google Street View.

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Awards Shortlist Joy!

October 16th 2015

We’re delighted to have been shortlisted in the North East England Tourism Awards 2015!

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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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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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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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Lights! Camera! Action!

May 8th 2015

Tickets are now on sale for our very first cinema evening in The Town!

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Is Beamish your Family's Favourite?

May 1st 2015

Is Beamish your favourite family friendly museum? Nominations are open for the 2015 Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award.

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Learning Museum Taster Day

April 30th 2015

With funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, and in partnership with the British Museum, Beamish is currently looking to recruit a trainee to join its Trainee Engager team on a year-long paid training programme.

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