Summer of Fun at Beamish Museum
Be sure to visit Beamish, The Living Museum of the North for Summer of Fun 2022 and enjoy good old-fashioned family fun including traditional transport, Georgian games and creative crafts!
There are fun-filled activities lined up every day during the summer holidays at Beamish for the Summer of Fun event, which runs from 2nd July to 31st August.
At The 1950s Town, release your inner artist during our outdoor sketching club at the 1950s terrace, take part in football fun at the newly-opened Coronation Park and Recreation Ground, plus have a go at a 50s-themed craft activity in the welfare hall.
Enjoy farm-related fun including hobby horses and traditional toys at Spain’s Field Farm and admire period transport in action around the museum during Transport Thursdays.
Join in with Georgian games such as knurr and spell, nine men’s morris, card games and draughts at 1820s Pockerley Old Hall and try traditional crafts in The 1900s Pit Village including proggy mat making. On Wednesdays, see the 1940s encampment display at The 1940s Farm
See and experience amazing activities centred around science, technology, engineering and maths during Crank it Up! on 9th and 10th July.
Marvel at marvellous Meccano creations during Meccano Weekend on 16th and 17th July.
All aboard for Buses at Beamish on 16th and 17th July, admire traditional tractors during the Tractors Assemble event on 23rd and 24th July, and the MG Car Club will be celebrating their Tyne-Tees Golden Jubilee event at Beamish on 7th August.
Learn about Lumberjills, Land Girls, make do and mend and ration cooking, as you discover life on the Home Front during the Second World War at Beamish’s Dig for Victory event from 1st to 4th September.
Plus, enjoy traditional live music, including Singaround Sundays, Musical Mondays and brass band performances, taking place throughout the summer.
Beamish County Durham DH9 0RG
Sat 2 Jul to Tue 30 August