Beamish Museum invites nominations for random act of kindness – Consett Magazine

Beamish, the Living Museum of the North is spreading joy this Christmas season by offering a chance for a lucky person or family from the North East to win a fantastic holiday gift.

After a tough time during the coronavirus pandemic, Beamish wants to cheer up and ask people to contact who they think deserves the ultimate Beamish award, which is worth over £ 200.

Beamish’s Random Act of Kindness kicks off today (Sunday, November 28) Museum Shop Sunday, and all people have to do to get in is send an email to [email protected] with whom they think deserves the gift and why.

The prize has been supported by over 15 local vendors and includes an unlimited family pass and a huge selection of fantastic museum gifts including Beamish Jam, Marmalade, Honey, Cheese, Hot Chocolate, butterscotch, chocolate stars, fudge and more!

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Matthew Henderson, Head of Product Development at Beamish, said: “We know the past two years have been tough for everyone, which is why we want to give the chance to a lucky person or family from the North. is to win the Ultimate Beamish Prize, worth an incredible £ 225.

“Not only does the Random Act of Kindness giveaway include a fantastic selection of Beamish merchandise, including an Unlimited Family Pass and newly launched bespoke Beamish items, we’ll also drop off the disguised giveaway at the winner’s address before Christmas. We will liaise with the person who named the winner so that the delivery of the giveaway is a total surprise.

“To participate, simply send an email to [email protected] by Sunday December 12, 2021. Please include your contact details as well as the name and age of the person you are nominating and why you think they deserve to win.

“We really want to spread the joy of Christmas and make it an unforgettable Christmas for one lucky person, so contact us with your nominations. Good luck everyone and Merry Christmas!

The Random Act of Kindness prize, worth £ 225, includes an Unlimited Family Pass for two adults and two children, Beamish tea, coffee, hot chocolate, jam, marmalade, Ginger Tipple, pickle, honey, piccalilli, Beamish Cheese, crème fraîche, lip balm, luxury soaps, a beeswax candle, and cranberry and oat flavored dog biscuits.

Plus there’s a selection of sweet treats including a shortbread barrel and a fudge barrel, both featuring a travel poster-style scene from our city from the 1900s, a large 360g milk chocolate bar 1950s inspired caramel snowballs from Jubilee Confectioners, Turkish delicacies, butterscotch, sugar mice, denture candies and other delicious delicacies including fudge in flavors of curd cream, Belgian chocolate, rhubarb and custard, and rum and raisins.

Chocolate treats include milk, white and dark chocolate bars from Jubilee Confectioners, Christmas baubles, coins, stars, a chocolate tram lollipop and a horse head shaped chocolate lollipop, as well as a chocolate bar in the shape of a bicycle.

All people have to do to enter is email [email protected] with whom he wishes to nominate and why by Sunday 12 December 2021. The person proposing must also provide his contact details. We will liaise with the person who named the winner to surprise the winner by depositing their disguised prize at the winner’s address. Only one application per e-mail address. The delivery address must be within 35 miles of the museum.

Museum Shop Sunday calls on people to support cultural attractions through their online stores. It is run by the Association for Cultural Enterprises, along with the Museum Store Association, based in Washington DC, and the Museum Shops Association of Australia and New Zealand.

In addition to making their own products, Beamish works with many local suppliers to create bespoke Beamish items. The prizes included in the Random Act of Kindness giveaway were kindly donated by various local businesses.

Beamish Museum invites nominations for random act of kindness

Be sure to pick up a range of lovely gifts for loved ones at the Beamish online store and at the museum this Christmas. The items are inspired by the museum’s exhibits and collections and all of the great gifts from the online store can be sent with a free personalized message.

Giveaways include delicious crumbly gingerbread in a keepsake box, drugstore creams, spicy apple bath salts, enamel plaques, Beamish Monopoly, top trumps, and hand-printed cards.

Other fantastic goodies include Chocolate Ball Jars, Caramel Snowball Candy, White Chocolate Christmas Stars, Beamish Bank Coins, Turkish Delights, and new Jubilee Confectioners chocolate bars. . In addition, a range of Beamish cheeses and a selection of alcoholic beverages are available at the museum.

Along with picking up a range of the perfect gifts for loved ones, you’ll be showing your support for Beamish. As a charitable organization, 95 percent of the museum’s revenue comes from its visitors, including ticket sales, restaurants and retail. Purchases made in the online store and in the museum continue to support Beamish and are greatly appreciated.

Visit to view the full line of unique Christmas gifts and stocking fillers available. Please note that the last Christmas online orders must be placed on December 16, to be released on December 18.

Christmas in Beamish Tours 2021

Visit the museum for Christmas in Beamish during the day from November 27 to December 24, 2021 and enjoy truly traditional celebrations.

Join in the festive fun and see your favorite parts of Beamish beautifully decorated for the Christmas season. Visit Santa Claus (reserved Grotto ticket essential, subject to availability), savor the aroma of delicious homemade products cooked on the stove and listen to cheerful music.

Start your own special family traditions and check off important Christmas chores before the big day. As with all daytime events, visitors can use their Unlimited Pass or Friends of Beamish membership to enjoy Christmas in Beamish.

In addition to a valid pass / membership, all visitors aged five and over require a pre-booked entry time slot. The time slots for visits until December 24 are available to book online now, visit Tickets for the cave must be pre-booked online when booking the time slots, they are available for booking now (subject to availability).

Beamish has implemented a range of secure COVID-19 health and hygiene measures throughout the museum with the safety of visitors, staff and volunteers being the top priority and in accordance with industry best practices and guidelines issued by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions. These include pre-booked entrance tickets, the use of face masks, reduced capacity to handle the number of visitors and leave space, improved cleaning, hand sanitizing stations, and payments by. contactless card. The museum has received the “We’re Good To Go” label.

The museum continues to follow government and public health COVID-19 safety guidelines and reserves the right to change events, activities, facilities, operations and hours of operation without notice.

Beamish is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday to Sunday (closed Mondays and Tuesdays), November 1 to December 17, 2021 (inclusive). Open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day 2021), from December 18, 2021 to January 2, 2022 (inclusive). Learn more and book your visit to Beamish, see

Beamish is a charitable organization, and 95 percent of the museum’s revenue comes from its visitors, including ticket sales, restaurants and retail. Purchases made in the online store and in the museum continue to support Beamish and are greatly appreciated.

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