Remaking Beamish Project News

Remaking Beamish News

Recreation and Adventurous Play

August 26th 2021

Play equipment, putting green and bowling pavilion... Get ready for even more 1950s fun when a park and recreation ground open in our 1950s Town next year.

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I scream, you scream, we all love…Ice cream!...

July 28th 2021

Help Beamish design a scrumptious sundae! The winning sundae will be sold in John’s Café in 2022 when the exhibit opens in The 1950s Town!

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A Jukebox for John’s

July 21st 2021

Beamish visitors will be able to listen to 1950s tunes on an original jukebox in John’s Cafe when the exhibit opens in The 1950s Town next year. Discover more about this fascinating part of history.

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Make your Mark at Beamish Museum

June 19th 2021

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is offering the unique opportunity for visitors to create pieces of work directly onto the walls of a new Norman Cornish-inspired exhibit.

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Beamish, The Living Museum of the North receives £975,500 Capital Kickstart Award from first round of Culture Recovery Fund

February 19th 2021

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North has received a Capital Kickstart Fund award of £975,500 from the Government’s £1.57billion Culture Recovery Fund for its Remaking Beamish project that has been delayed as a result of the pandemic.

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Opening of Beamish Museum’s new bus depot to preserve transport heritage

November 22nd 2019

The new Northern General Transport Bus Depot has opened its doors at Beamish.

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Share your memories of going to the hairdressers in the 1950s!

October 7th 2019

Beamish is looking for people who would like to share their memories of going to the hairdressers in the 1950s at an event in Middlesbrough.

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1950s Welfare Hall Opening This Weekend!

June 19th 2019

The first building in our new 1950s Town will be officially opened on Saturday, 22nd June during a weekend of celebrations!

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Happy 100th Birthday Mary

February 15th 2019

Mary and her family, the Raines, lived at Spain's Field Farm in Weardale for over a century, and on Monday Mary celebrated her 100th birthday - Connor and Natasha, from our Remaking Beamish Team, joined in with her celebrations.

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Construction jobs created by Beamish Museum’s biggest ever expansion

January 5th 2018

Beamish Museum is looking for highly-skilled and time-served construction workers to help make history as part of its £18million expansion.

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Georgian quilter’s lost cottage recreated at Beamish

October 13th 2017

Joseph Hedley, known as “Joe the Quilter”, was murdered nearly 200 years ago and his home, which stood in Warden, near Hexham, Northumberland, will be replicated at the museum as part of the £18million Remaking Beamish project.

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Breaking ground on £18million Remaking Beamish project

September 22nd 2017

Building work started today (22nd September) on the £18million expansion of Beamish – the biggest project in its history.

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