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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

Retired members virtual visit to Beamish Museum

Date: 24 March 2021 17:00 - 17:45

Type: Social and Networking

Organiser: NorSCA

We are delighted to invite our retired members to join us for a further virtual tour of Beamish the living museum of the North.

Beamish is an open air museum located at Beamish, near the Town of Stanley in County Durham, England.The museum’s guiding principle is to perserve an example of everyday life in urban & rural North East, England at the climax of Industrialisation in the early 20th century.

Event information

Our March meeting will see a tour of the 1900s Pit Village, showing a colliery community at the time of Peak Coal production in the North East.

Garage, cars, motorcycles and bikes and cycle works, which are a replica of a typical early 1900s garage.

Co-op Store, grocery, drapery and hardware departments, which was moved from Annfield Plain in County Durham.

Town see how families lived and worked in the years leading up to the First World War.

Pit Village, the Francis Street cottages came to Beamish from Hetton-le-Hole, on Wearside, and were orginally built in the early 1860s by Hetton Coal Company. Six of the original row of 27 homes were moved to the museum in 1976 and rebuilt in the Pit Village.

Whilst this event is predominatly for retired members, if other members wish to attend then you are very welcome to come along.

Tour to cover Pit Village, showing a colliery community.


Simon Woolley, Head of Learning at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North.

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