Sunday 17 March 2019 at 9:30am - 5pm
Beamish, The Living Museum of the North
Meet outside the Newcastle University Students Union front entrance
Come and visit the North East's 'living' museum! Something you may never have seen before, this vast complex that recreates scenes from Britain's history. Experience a real sense of your past at Beamish, and discover what life was like in North East England in the 1820s,1910s and 1940s . Beamish is a living, working museum, set in 300 acres of beautiful Durham countryside. Costumed folk bring to life the Town, Pit Village, Home Farm and Pockerley Old Hall. Experience first-hand how the Industrial Revolution transformed agricultural life in the region. The buildings you see at Beamish are not replicas, but have been brought, brick by brick, from around the region and rebuilt to give visitors a real sense of history. Make sure you visit the Jubilee Sweet Shop while travelling through time. What will you choose from the mouth-watering range of traditional sweets? From Beamish mix to bon bons and cinder toffee to strawberries and cream, it’s difficult to decide! You can even see sweets being made. Oh and don’t forget lunch at Davy’s Fried Fish Shop in the 1900s Pit Village. Try their famous fish and chips, made in coal-fired ranges using beef dripping and served up in specially-printed newspaper! Definitely something to do whilst you're in Newcastle!
Finishes at 17:00