Beamish Museum@beamish_museum

Beamish, the Living Museum of the North. This is our little slice of authentic vintage on Instagram!

www.beamish.org.uk/

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How did you spend your #fathersday? This lovely family spent it playing with the Easington Colliery Band at the brass competition today...and also won Best March!


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Morris cars of all shapes and sizes have been making their way around the museum. Which one is your favourite?


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It’s time to practise those 50s hairdos, fashion your fedoras and dust off your petticoats, there’s only one week to go until the opening of our 1950s welfare hall! We hope you are as excited as we are! 🥳

http://www.beamish.org.uk/events/1950s-welfare-hall-opening-celebrations/


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Our Get Together Group at The 1940s Farm's Orchard Cottage has also been very busy baking and decorating cupcakes for @alzheimerssoc #CupcakeDay! #Cupcakes #CupcakeDecorating #Cupcake #CupcakeTime


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The Bakery Team has been busy making cupcakes in support of the @alzheimerssoc #CupcakeDay. They will be sale in the Bakery today and they taste delicious! #Bakery #BakeryLife #Cupcakes #CupcakeTime #CupcakeOfTheDay


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Looking out from Pockerley Old Hall over our Georgian landscape... it's a canny view! What's your favourite #view at Beamish? #georgian #landscape #instaview #gardens


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Join The 1900s Pit Village folk today as they celebrate their Sunday School Anniversary, a big event for the community, when children, wearing their finery, would have taken part in a service before gathering for a picnic and a treat. Enjoy beautiful choir performances and services held in The 1900s Pit Village chapel, as well as craft activities and fun for all the family. #sundayschool #sundayschool #choir #music #crafts


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#Sunset over our Colliery Yard last Sunday, taken by Matt our Regional Heritage Engineering Centre Technician! Have you got a sunset (or #sunrise!) photo at Beamish? 📸🌄 #landscape #sunrise_sunset_photogroup #view #industry #photooftheday #clouds #instasun #instasunsets #lovedurham #sky


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BIG NEWS! Our 1950s welfare hall will be opening on Saturday, 22nd June – the first building in our #1950sTown!

Join us for the grand opening of our replica of Leasingthorne Colliery Welfare Hall and Community Centre starting with a fantastic parade, from our Events Field at 1pm. The procession will make its way through our 1900s Town street to the welfare hall, for the official unveiling of our first 1950s exhibit. Enjoy music, 1950s fun and games, visit our NHS clinic and lots more!

Thanks to the money raised by #NationalLottery players, the #RemakingBeamish project has been awarded £10.9million by @heritagefunduk #1950s #FutureIsComing #1950sfashion #1950shair #nhs #music


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Percy keeps an eye over his Pockerley 👀🐱 #cat #catsofinstagram #instacat #catlover #🐱 #cutecat #catlife


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Saturday is calorie-free day right?! It would be rude not to try one of these Georgian cheese puffs... warm out of the oven at Pockerley Old Hall! #food #cheese #recipe #georgian #foodphotography #instafood #foodstagram #1800s


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Happy 11th birthday to Marley the pit pony! Marley came to Beamish to celebrate his special day...he’ll be tucking into a fruit salad birthday tea with his brothers later on. #happybirthday #poniesofinstagram #horsesofinstagram #celebrate


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