Georgian Fair at Beamish Museum

Experience a fair like no other as The Squire of Pockerley sets about hiring his staff for the coming months! Here’s just some of the many things on offer at the fair; Be amazed by the Georgian Peep Show. Have a go at barrel rolling – will you get the fastest time? Watch a traditional Punch and Judy show. Try on traditional Georgian costumes. Be amazed by the magician! Enjoy traditional live music and clog dancing. Meet the local falconer and his birds of prey to find out what falcons were used for in the 1800s Have your shadow cut as a keep sake of the fair. Meet the skilled folk who will be demonstrating their woodcraft talents. You can roll up, roll up, to see a Flea Circus in action. Browse the market stalls or see what the trinket sellers have to offer! Learn about the exotic alpacas that will be taking up residence over the four days. Do you dare to hold a snake or a spider? Some exotic animals from far away lands will be on display! Be mesmerised as a fire eater shows you just what he can do – watch out for some surprises in his show! See just how basket making is so expertly done. Play traditional Georgian games such as shove ha’penny or have a go on the coconut shy! Meet the corn dolly maker as she demonstrates her beautiful work. Get your marching orders as the Durham Light Infantry join us on the Saturday and Sunday of the fair. See if you can spot the pack horse on his travels around the landscape. Or if you’re feeling under the weather, you can even meet our Quack Doctor who has a remedy for every ailment…

Suitable for
Any age

Admission
Tickets can be purchased online or from our Entrance. Pay once and visit for a whole year FREE of charge, including daytime events. Unlimited Tickets are not valid for Evening Events. Adult £19.00 Senior (60 years) / Student £14.00 Child (5 – 16 years) £11.00 Family (1 Adult + 2 Children) £35.50 Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) £49.50 Family (2 Adults + 1 Child) £43.50

Website
http://www.beamish.org.uk/events/georgian-fair/


Source: http://www.culture24.org.uk/ne000004?id=EVENT584385


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