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Science Museum Group to loan Stephenson’s Rocket to Great Exhibition of the North

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

World-famous locomotive will be a highlight of the Great Exhibition of the North 2018. Rocket, which is usually displayed at the Science Museum, will return to Newcastle for the first time in over 150 years. Today the Science Museum Group announced that it will loan Stephenson’s Rocket, one of Britain’s most iconic feats of engineering,…

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Designers Build and Twentyseven collaborate on England’s biggest cultural event in 2018, The Great Exhibition of the North

Monday, June 19th, 2017

The dynamic new identity for The Great Exhibition of the North has been unveiled following the collaborative appointments of two Northern creative agencies. Leeds-based Build, and Northumberland-based Twentyseven, have together been awarded the role of creating an exciting and inclusive identity and campaign for the Exhibition, which celebrates the great art, design and innovation to…

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Once in a lifetime opportunity for Northern creative minds to help tell the story of the North

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

The creative team behind the Great Exhibition of the North has unveiled a unique opportunity to develop creative content that will be showcased to the world as part of one of England’s biggest events in 2018. The creative call out invites performers, visual artists, architects, musicians, scientists, engineers, inventors, writers, creatives, thinkers, designers and digital…

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Great Exhibition of the North announces Creative Team

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

NewcastleGateshead Initiative has today announced the creative team behind the Great Exhibition of the North, which is set to be one of the largest cultural events to take place in England in 2018. Three of the cultural industry’s leading figures are now in place to drive forward the delivery of the project with Carol Bell…

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Great Exhibition of the North Exhibition: Sign up

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Work is well underway to develop the Great Exhibition of the North in 2018, including the recruitment of key members the delivery team, development of our marketing and communications strategy to promote the event on a national and international stage and work to ensure we engage effectively with partners and stakeholders right across the North….

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Great Exhibition: great news!

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Following a competitive bidding process, NewcastleGateshead was last month chosen to host the Great Exhibition of the North in summer 2018; a £10m programme celebrating innovation and creativity across Northern England, which will help to boost tourism and investment while leaving a lasting cultural and economic legacy. Having led the bidding process, working closely with…

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