What's on near Caroline Cottage
Beamish Museum – Georgian Fair
Enjoy the hustle and bustle of a Georgian Country Fair at Pockerley Waggonway from Thursday 2nd to 5th June 2016.
Experience a fair like no other as The Squire of Pockerley sets about hiring his staff for the coming months!
New for 2016 – have a go at sedan chair racing and barrel rolling!
Watch a traditional Punch and Judy show.
Enjoy traditional live music and clog dancing.
Have your shadow cut as a keep sake of the fair.
Meet the skilled folk who will be demonstrating their woodcraft talents.
You can roll up, roll up, to see a Flea Circus in action.
Browse the market stalls or see what the trinket sellers have to offer!
Learn about the exotic alpacas that will be taking up residence over the four days.
Be mesmerised as a fire eater shows you just what he can do – including his bed of nails!
See just how Basket Making is so expertly done.
Be amazed by a Georgian falconer and his birds as he explains just what people used falcons for in the 1800’s.
Play traditional Georgian games and take a ride on the swing boat!
Get your marching orders as the Durham Light Infantry join us on the Saturday and Sunday of the fair.
Or if you’re feeling under the weather, you can even meet our Quack Doctor who has a remedy for every ailment…
|2016 (2 Jun 2016 – 5 Jun 2016)|
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult||£18.50 per ticket type|
|Child (5-16)||£10.50 per ticket type|
|Senior/Student||£13.50 per ticket type|
All Beamish Unlimited tickets are valid for 12 months from your first visit to the Museum for an unlimited number of visits. Under 5’s free
- Guide Dogs Permitted
- Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
- Toilets for Disabled Visitors
- On-Site café/restaurant
- Picnic Site
- Conference facilities
- Printed Material in Foreign Languages
Tours and Demonstrations
- Demonstrations Given
- Educational Visits Accepted
- In countryside
- Outdoor Event
Parking & Transport
- On site parking
- Parking (free)
- Blue Badge Guides admitted free
- Delta accepted
- Maestro accepted
- MasterCard accepted
- Solo accepted
- Special group rates
- Visa accepted
- Family Fun
- Marketed Towards Children
- Marketed Towards Families
- Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
- Marketed Towards Students / Youth
Printed Material in Foreign Languages
- French printed material
- German printed material
Signposted from Junction 63 of the A1(M). Take the A693 towards Stanley, following the brown signs for Beamish Museum.