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Kynren ‘An Epic Tale of England’ is the UK’s “must-see” live action outdoor spectacular. Journey through an immersive 90 minute show covering 2000 years of History, Myth and Legend, an entertaining spectacular for all of the family. Every Summer. County Durham.

2000 years of history, myth and legend brough to life in spectacular family entertainment for all ages!
At dusk before a vast stage. The lake is still. You are immersed in music. King Harold rejoices, having conquered the Vikings, his celebrations are short-lived. The tranquil waters of the lake begin to ripple, its surface begins to swirl. Suddenly a Norman longship erupts from its depths, a fierce William of Normandy & his men leap ashore, swords held high.
This is just one of Kynren’s 29 scenes taking you on an action-packed, emotional journey through time. Encompassing the Roman occupation, Viking & Norman invasions, medieval feasts, jousting, the splendour of the Tudors, the English Civil War, the Georgian Renaissance, Industrial Revolution, two world wars, right up to 2018 and many scenes in between. Kynren takes you on a spellbinding voyage,seen through the eyes of Arthur, the son of a mining family from the North East of England.
With a 1,000-strong cast & crew, professionally trained by international performance experts in dance, theatrical combat, pyrotechnics, & equestrianism. The cast is joined on stage by Kynren animals, each scene amidst jaw-dropping special effects & original sound track by the award-winning composer Nathan Stornetta.

Venue: Bishop Auckland

Accessibility Information

Full accessibility for wheelchair users, and blue badge holders and their carers, across most ticket types.