Welcome to The Friends of Beamish.
Remaking Beamish gets Lottery Fund Green light
Staff and volunteers at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North are
celebrating a £10.9million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) today
(Thursday, 13th October).
The funding is a major milestone in Beamish’s
history and it will help the museum create a range of new ways for people
to experience the heritage of the North East, in a major project called
‘Remaking Beamish’. It is the largest single investment ever seen at
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The SOS bus is regularly operated on special events during the year. The photograph above shows the beginning of this lengthy restoration.
No matter where you live. We have members from all around Britain and in other parts of the world. You don't have to live locally to join The Friends.
The Friends of Beamish is an Independent Registered Charity protecting and re-creating the regions past for future generations to enjoy. We also assist the official staff of the Museum, where required, with voluntary workers from our membership.
NOTE: fees are payable in pounds Sterling only.