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SAT 20 SEP

Hands on Heritage

Beamish Museum, County Durham

Run by: Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

Try your hand at hedge laying, dry stone walling, baking and Northumbrian Piping, as well as many more traditional country crafts.

clock10:00–17:00

Suitable for any age

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On Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 September 2014, come along and have a go at some traditional skills at Beamish. The weekend forms part of our month long Festival of Agriculture which celebrates the agricultural and rural heritage of the North East of England. Hands on Heritage forms part of the Festival of Agriculture, a whole season celebrating the agricultural and rural heritage of North East England which runs from the 28 August to 5 October.

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Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Sun 21 Sep 10:00–17:00

Cost

Adult £17.50. Senior (60 years) / Student £13.00 / Child (5 - 16 years) £10.00 / Child (Under 5) free / Family (1 Adult + 2 Children) £32.00 / Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) £46.00.

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Beamish Museum

Beamish, County Durham, DH9 0YB

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Experience a real sense of your past at Beamish, and discover what life was like in North East England in Georgian, Show more… Victorian and Edwardian times.
Beamish is a living, working museum, set in 300 acres of County Durham countryside. Costumed demonstrators bring to life the Edwardian Town and Pit Village, complete with original drift mine. At Home Farm and Pockerley Old Hall, experience firsthand how the Industrial revolution transformed agricultural life in the region. The buildings you see at Beamish are not replicas, but have been reconstructed brick-by-brick to give visitors a real sense of history.
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Experience a real sense of your past at Beamish, and discover what life was like in North East England in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian times.
Beamish is a living, working museum, set in 300 acres of County Durham countryside. Costumed demonstrators bring to life the Edwardian Town and Pit Village, complete with original drift mine. At Home Farm and Pockerley Old Hall, experience firsthand how the Industrial revolution transformed agricultural life in the region. The buildings you see at Beamish are not replicas, but have been reconstructed brick-by-brick to give visitors a real sense of history.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Beamish - The Living Museum of the North.

Please register in advance.

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