Christmas at Beamish


Looking for the perfect post Christmas outing? Well Beamish Museum invite you to join their Twelfth Night celebrations and traditional first footing at Pockerley Old Hall from the 27 December to 5 January (closed New Year’s Day).

Enjoy music, dancing, food and first footing, the perfect outing to blow away the post-Christmas cobwebs.

1820s Pockerley

Take part in Twelfth Night mask-making

Enjoy Ceilidh dancing

See our amazing clog dancer

Play charades

Enjoy hot punch and Twelfth Night cake

Listen to storytelling at Joe the Quilter’s cottage

1900s Pit Village

Take part in first footing at Number 3 Francis Street

Children’s craft activity in the school



Opening Times

Twelfth Night Celebrations (27 Dec 2020 - 5 Jan 2021)

* Closed New Year's Day

Guide Prices

Admission applies

Map & Directions

Winter Festival Logos