Just One Spark – February Half Term at Beamish, 13th to 21st February 2016
This half term, Beamish celebrates 200 years of the life-saving miners’ safety lamp with 'Just One Spark’. Find out about the race to come up with a solution to prevent explosions which cost hundreds of lives underground.
The week will be packed with a whole host of family activities for everyone to take part in.
Watch the “Just One Spark Show” and find out how explosions were caused. Join the Stephenson and Davy debate to find how who won the race to invent the lamp. Make a miners’ lamp or sing along to traditional mining songs. See musical performances, have a go at candle making, meet the pit ponies.
Activities suitable for age 2 upwards, museum visit suitable for all ages.
For more information, opening times and to book tickets visit – www.beamish.org.uk