JiggleBeamers is our fantastic drop-in session for families with pre-school children!

Beamish Unlimited

Bring your little ones along to our weekly play session in the Hetton Band Hall, Pit Village. JiggleBeamers is a session for pre-school children and their families, which includes informal play with toys, snack time, and traditional songs and rhymes.

The sessions have a period feel (with no plastics or batteries) and are a chance for children to make new friends and have fun learning.


  • Thursday 16th November (fully booked)
  • Thursday 23rd November
  • Thursday 30th November
  • Thursday 7th December (Jinglebeamers) (fully booked)
  • Friday 8th December (Jinglebeamers) (morning session fully booked)
  • Thursday 14th December (fully booked)


  • Morning Session 10:30am – 12:00pm
  • Afternoon Session 12:45pm – 14:15pm


Numbers are limited and places are offered weekly on a first come, first served basis. To book a place for the next session, please contact: Group and Venue Sales – groupandvenuesales@beamish.org.uk or 0191 370 4026


After paying your entrance fee, or using your Unlimited Pass to enter the museum, there is currently no charge for JiggleBeamers (donations, however, are welcomed).

Jinglebeamers – 7th & 8th December

Have a go at making Christmas Cards and Christmas Scratch Art Magnets, sing Christmas songs, play with traditional Victorian toys and pass the parcel.