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  • 11Arches Launches New Look Ahead Of Daytime Attraction Launch In April

    Posted on Mar 12, 2021

    11Arches, the registered charity producing the award-winning summer spectacular ‘Kynren-an epic tale of England’ unveiled today its new corporate identity ahead of the highly anticipated launch of 11Arches Park, the North East’s newest visitor attraction.

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  • Kynren 2020 Postponed due to COVID

    Posted on Jun 23, 2020

    It is with a heavy heart that we share with you today (23 June 2020) that Kynren, and the launch of our new exciting Park will not be able to take place this summer.

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  • North East's Biggest Pyromusical Goes With a Bang

    Posted on Nov 04, 2019

    Sell-out crowds enjoyed the North East’s biggest Pyromusical Fireworks Spectacular at the Eleven Arches site on Saturday November 2nd. Lighting up the night skies above Bishop Auckland the amazing event offered a fantastic night out for families.

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  • Five Star Reviews For Kynren

    Posted on Sep 16, 2019

    “We were transfixed from the beginning to the end of this spectacular performance. There was so much to see, hear and experience that you didn't know where to look next. I cannot recommend this highly enough. From arriving at the well organised car park to walking into the Viking village and then to the actual performance itself...high standards abounded! Costumes, sound, special effects and so very much more. Thanks for one of the best experiences of our lives.” B5231DUchrisw from Congleton TripAdvisor 5* Review

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  • Vikings No Match For Veterans

    Posted on Aug 22, 2019

    A group of Chelsea Pensioners proved to be more than a match for the Viking hordes when they were special VIP guests at a performance of Kynren – An epic tale of England at the weekend. The four veterans, all former soldiers were an unexpected highlight for visitors to the award-winning, live outdoor show at Bishop Auckland.

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  • Stunning Time-Travelling Family Fun

    Posted on Aug 17, 2019

    The UK’s biggest outdoor live family theatre event returns to its spectacular Bishop Auckland stage in County Durham this month. Taking place every Saturday until 14th September*, Kynren – an Epic Tale of England transports audiences of all ages back through time on an unforgettable journey spanning 2,000 years. Performed by a 1,000-strong cast and crew on a 7.5-acre outdoor stage, the multi-award winning family experience is ranked among the Top 5 Performances to see in the UK on TripAdvisor.

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  • Vikings Storm Quayside Seaside

    Posted on Aug 12, 2019

    A Viking raiding party invaded the beaches of Newcastle’s Quayside Seaside on Saturday 17 August. As well as storming children’s sandcastles, the raiders also made use of their Viking helmets to attempt to create sandy strongholds of their own during the surprise attack. The friendly horde are all part of ‘Kynren – an Epic Tale of England’, the UK’s largest outdoor theatre show, which is currently taking place every Saturday evening at Bishop Auckland.

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  • Watch Legends Come To Life For Silver Travellers

    Posted on Jul 20, 2019

    Silver travellers and history enthusiasts can experience the UK’s biggest outdoor live theatre event, where legends come to life in a thrilling tale told on an epic scale. Taking place every Saturday until 14th September* at Bishop Auckland, County Durham, Kynren – an Epic Tale of England transports its audiences back through time on an unforgettable journey spanning 2,000 years. Visitors with blue badges can park as close as possible to the show site for those in need. Perfect for mature travellers and silver surfers, the multi-award-winning show is ranked among the Top 5 Performances to see in the UK on TripAdvisor.

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  • Kynren Receives Accessibility and Disability Equality Award

    Posted on Jul 06, 2019

    Kynren – An Epic Tale of England has been commended for its accessibility and disability equality by Attitude is Everything, a charity dedicated to improving deaf and disabled people's access to live music and events. The multi-award-winning show, which opened with its 50th Anniversary performance on Saturday, 29th June – and running until Saturday, 14th September has received a Bronze Award as part of a UK-wide Charter of Best Practice compiled by the charity. Over 125 venues and festivals have already signed up to the Charter, adopting it as an industry standard for accessibility at live music events and agreeing to be mystery shopped by a team of deaf and disabled volunteers.

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  • Epic Reviews From Kynren's Press Preview - The Sun

    Posted on Jun 25, 2019

    "It feels just as well produced as any blockbuster historical or fantasy drama on HBO or Netflix." Victoria Williams Read the full review here:

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