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Fans to Follow in Footsteps of Vera in North East

January 7, 2019

Fans of the ITV drama Vera will now be able to enjoy a 4-hour tour of the region taking in some of the shows’ most iconic hotspots in 2019 with a new Brit Movie Tour delivered by Experience North DMC. The news comes as ITV confirms that the next series of Vera will start on …

Happy New Year 2019 with new experiences

January 3, 2019

Happy New Year to all! We are looking forward to a big New Year 2019 – cruise ships galore in Newcastle, Liverpool and North Wales; an exciting new booking system making bookings easy for our clients; tailored FIT arrangements; new web design and a new package incorporating ‘Kynren – An Epic Tale of England’! Exciting …

North’s booming cruise industry boosts business

November 25, 2018

The North’s booming cruise liner industry has been very buoyant this year for a new northern business, as north of England ports prove popular for overseas holidaymakers sailing to the UK. In 2018 Experience North have been directly involved as a ground handling partner with 50 cruise ships coming into Port of Tyne, Hull, Holyhead …

2019 Tour de Yorkshire 2 – 5 May, 2019

October 25, 2018

The Tour de Yorkshire is now the 2nd biggest pro stage race in the UK behind the Tour of Britain. Everyone remembers the scenes from the 2014 Grand Depart of the Tour de France of the big crowds standing by the roadside to cheer on the riders. The roads in Yorkshire can be challenging which …

Lumiere set to return to Durham for huge 10th anniversary spectacular in 2019

September 1, 2018

The huge light spectacle Lumiere is set to return to Durham for another year to mark 10th anniversary of captivating visitors. The event, which takes place in Durham city centre every two years, has brought some amazing sights and sounds to the region over the past decade and some of its most eye-catching attractions are …

Tall Ships

July 1, 2018

In July 2018 the Tall Ships fleet will create a stunning spectacle on the banks of the River Wear and within the prestigious Port of Sunderland. The event will take place from Wednesday 11th July to Saturday 14th July and there will be numerous activities and attractions around the city for everyone to enjoy, absorbing …

Great Exhibition of the North

June 1, 2018

This is a free, summer-long celebration of the North of England’s pioneering spirit. The magic begins on Friday 22 June with the spectacular Get North! Opening weekend. The UK’s biggest event in 2018, will pack a programme of amazing exhibits, live performances, displays of innovation, new artworks and unforgettable experiences into 80 days. The Get …

Kynren – An Epic Tale of England

May 12, 2018

The UK’s ‘must see’ spectacular outdoor live-action show with 17 performances from 30th June to 15th September 2018 Kynren is a first for the UK, Kynren – An Epic Tale of England is an action-packed live blockbuster performed by a cast and crew of 1,000. Visitors will be blown away by the 90-minute world-class show, …

Urban Garden on Gateshead Quays in 2018

February 18, 2018

An incredible shipping container garden is coming to Gateshead Quayside and will open in Summer 2018. The spectacular garden, designed by BBC garden presenter Diarmuid Gavin, will be made from 90 shipping containers and house performance space, brewery, cafes and shops underneath the iconic Tyne Bridge. It promises to be majestic and unique as well as …

Freedom on the Tyne

January 18, 2018

Martin Luther King visited Newcastle 50 years ago to receive an honorary degree from Newcastle University and it was commemorated in 2017 with an ambitious festival culminating in a citywide pageant involving many people. The iconic Tyne Bridge was a thrilling setting for the climax of this unique city-wide performance commemorating Martin Luther King and …