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Beamish Museum Harvest Festival and Harvest Home 2017

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Festival of Agriculture finale, Saturday, September 30 & Sunday, October 1

The County Durham museum’s month-long festival celebrating the agricultural and rural heritage of North East England ends this weekend with Harvest Festival and Harvest Home.

There will be displays in The Pit Village chapel with choir performances as well as harvest displays at Pockerley Old Hall and the 1940s Farm.

Saturday, September 30

  • 11am: Gateshead Salvation Army Community Choir – Pit Village chapel.
  • 1pm: Harvest Festival Programme – Beamish Youth Club and Gateshead Salvation Army Community Choir – Pit Village chapel.
  • 2pm: CONCORDIAMICI performing Choral Evensong – Eston Church.

Sunday, October 1

  • 11am: Shiney Row Male Voice Choir – Eston Church.
  • 11am: Broomside Choir – Pit Village chapel.
  • 12pm: Broomside Choir – Pit Village chapel.
  • 1pm: Harvest Festival Programme – Beamish Youth Club and Beamish Volunteer Choir – Pit Village chapel.
  • 2pm: Beamish Volunteer Choir – Pit Village chapel.

Other activities

  • Corn dolly making at Pockerley Old Hall.
  • King Coal Band performing from 1pm to 4pm at Pockerley Old Hall.
  • Sunnyside Up playing at The 1940s Farm from 1pm to 4pm.
  • Paper flower making in The Pit Village school.
  • Period-style food displays at Pockerley Old Hall and The 1940s Farm.

For more information, visit www.beamish.org.uk.

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Mandy Watson is a freelance journalist and an incurable plantaholic. MandyCanUDigIt grew from the tiny seed of a Twitter account into the rainforest of information you see before you. Gardening columnist for the Sunderland Echo, Shields Gazette and Hartlepool Mail and editor of the Teesdale Mercury Magazine. Attracted by anything rebellious, exotic and nerdy, even after all these years. Passionate about northern England and gardens everywhere. Falls over a lot.

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