Northern Innovation
Northern Innovation

Discover what the North of
England has done for the
world, through the medium
of LEGO!
@ The Mining Institute

Design Quest
Design Quest

Discover the design
stories behind iconic
Northern products – then
come up with your own
idea to launch

Little Inventors
Little Inventors

Little Inventors asked
children from across the
North to imagine their
lives in the year 2030
@ Discovery Museum

Which Way North
Which Way North

In the spirit of endeavour,
discovery and resolution
‘Which Way North’ calls
you to explore
@ Great North Museum

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22 June — 09 September 2018

Great Exhibition of the North is a free, summer-long celebration of the North of England’s pioneering spirit.

The country’s biggest event in 2018, it will pack a programme of amazing exhibits, live performances, displays of innovation, new artworks and unforgettable experiences into 80 days.

Start your journey

There are three starting points to our Exhibition. These hubs are connected by three trails. Each hub will host its own programme of experiences. Explore a hub below.

Once you’ve explored a hub, you’ll step out across the city to discover any of the three trails.

Explore the trails

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