Vote for Emily

Emily Hope

Vote for Emily!

Beamish Museum’s Emily Hope has been shortlisted for the national VisitEngland Tourism Superstar.

A public vote is now open and everyone is being urged to “Vote for Emily”, who reached the final after being crowned Durham Tourism Superstar last year.

Emily, who works at Beamish Museum’s entrance, said: “I am absolutely over the moon to have been chosen as a finalist for VisitEngland’s Tourism Superstar!

“It means the world to me that people voted for me to be Durham’s Tourism Superstar and I hope I do Beamish, and everyone who voted for me, proud in the national final”.

Emily truly is a superstar – in her beautiful Edwardian costume and her beaming smile, she greets visitors with the warmest of welcomes and ensures they enjoy an amazing day out. Not only that, she is also a devoted Dementia Friends Champion, who has personally trained more than 100 of the museum’s Dementia Friends.

Being involved in everything from Suffragette marches, shovelling snow and rock and roll dancing to setting up a Dementia Café, directing traffic and carving hundreds of Halloween pumpkins, Emily is always there to help.

Voting has now closed.

Please keep checking back to see who won this years VisitEngland Tourism Superstar 2019. The winner will be announcement in The Mirror on 6 April.

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