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Kynren - An Epic Tale of England

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Kynren - An Epic Tale of England: Every Saturday between 7 August - 11 September 2021.

Kynren evening performance times:

  • Saturday 7 August 8.45pm
  • Saturday 14, 21, 28 August: 8.30pm
  • Saturday 4 & 11 September: 8pm

Kynren is a spectacular outdoor theatre experience that takes place annually, usually between August and September. This family-friendly event is a feast for all the senses and a brilliant way to enjoy the long summer evenings in the North East.

Kynren is an epic tale told as spectacular outdoor theatre in Bishop Auckland. Starting at sunset and ending in starlight, the 90-minute show is set against the magnificent backdrop of Auckland Castle in Bishop Auckland, County Durham.

Watch legends come to life in a thrilling tale told on an epic scale - 2,000 years in the making. Kynren is a multi-award-winning live action outdoor theatre spectacular which will take visitors on a spellbinding voyage through history as seen through the eyes of Arthur, the son of a North East, mining family.

From the fog of war and the noise of battle to the heat of industry; from Romans to Victorians, from the lavish pomp and pageantry to thrilling choreography, amazing stunts, equestrianism, special effects and pyrotechnics.

What's new at Kynren in 2021?

The award-winning summer spectacular ‘Kynren – an Epic Tale of England’, has introduced a new daytime theme park, 11Arches Park.

Visitors will be able to get close to nature, step back in time and lose themselves in a Viking village, as well as experience immersive and exhilarating live action shows.

Daily schedules will ensure visitors get the most out of the experience and don’t miss any part of the action. 11Arches Park daytime attraction includes immersive walkthrough; The Maze of Fame, the Kids’ Viking Lair, the Dancing Waters show, alongside family favourites including the Animal Croft and the Viking Village.

Finally, take your seat at 4pm for the afternoon’s crowning glory, the latest original show ‘Fina and the Golden Cape’ on the panoramic outdoor stage.

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