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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 …