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Thu 2nd - Sun 5th Apr 2020 Great North Steam Fair

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This fantastic four-day event is set to feature a whole host of road vehicles, engines and trains from the period up to 1918 in spectacular action around the museum.

The extraordinary line-up of around 120 exhibits includes steam locomotives, around 26 road steam vehicles and up to 80 motor vehicles, such as motorcycles, cars and lorries and a fire engine or two! There will be a real sense of the roads and railways of the Home Front during the Great War, including a fine selection of military vehicles.

Our Narrow Gauge and Colliery Railways will be in operation plus there will be passenger steam train rides from Rowley Station.

Across the museum there will be First World War reenactors with fascinating displays and stories to tell, helping us to set the scene during this thought provoking event.

Address

Beamish Nr Stanley Co. Durham DH9 0RG

  • 0191 370 4000
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From the Steam Heritage Shop

Winifred Comes Home

The third book in the series is a sequel to Winifred Goes To America and it tells how she was discovered and brought home.

£3.75

Regular Price: £4.75

The American Steam Traction Engine

Volume One of Maurice Kelly's definitive work on the development of the American Traction Engine. 148 pages. Softback A4 size. Well illustrated. Only…

£4.75

Fred Dibnah’s Victorian Heroes

Fred Dibnah looks at the work of great engineers of the age – Brunel, Stephenson and Armstrong.

£7.95

January 2019

  • A Day Out With The Big Guns
  • Restoring the Steam Tug ‘Noordzee’
  • The Brooklands’ Great War 100
  • Celebrating A Steam Life
  • A Magnificent Survivor – Gladstone Pottery Museum
  • Manx Electric Railway 125 (Part 1)
  • Restoring the Spinners Engine

£4.25

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