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  • The Vikings are coming!

    Posted on Apr 24, 2019

    Members of the 1,000-strong cast and crew of Kynren – An epic tale of England begin rehearsals for the UK’s biggest outdoor theatre event which takes place every Summer in County Durham from the end of June through until September.

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  • Book tickets now for UK's biggest outdoor live theatre event

    Posted on Apr 08, 2019

    Tickets for the UK’s biggest outdoor live theatre event have gone on sale online. Taking place every Saturday from 29th June to 14th September*, ‘Kynren – an epic tale of England’ is back! 2019 is “Year of the Viking” – The Vikings have arrived! See their dramatic attack on a fishing village which leaves a trail of destruction and fire.

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  • Kynren embarks on epic tree-planting mission

    Posted on Apr 03, 2019

    A team of volunteers has embarked on an epic mission to plant more than 8,000 native trees and shrubs at Kynren, Bishop Auckland. The team are hard at work planting 27 different varieties of hedging plants, trees and bushes; all of which are UK heritage species. As well as providing a beautiful, natural backdrop for visitors to the award-winning live outdoor theatre performances, the mass planting will also create significant new wildlife areas and boost biodiversity on the site.

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  • Become part of the UK's biggest live show

    Posted on Mar 07, 2019

    The UK’s biggest live action show is staging an Open Call audition for volunteers to join its cast and crew on Wednesday, 13th March from 6pm at Flatts Farm, Bishop Auckland. Set against the magnificent backdrop of Auckland Castle in County Durham, ‘Kynren’ is a spectacular re-telling of 2,000 years of English history featuring a 1,000-strong cast and crew on a 7.5-acre outdoor stage. The multi-award-winning shows, which run on Saturdays from 29th June to 14th September, (excluding 3 August), feature daring stunts, state-of-the-art special effects, fireworks and evocative orchestral music.

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  • Kynren volunteers awarded Durham County Council's highest civic accolade

    Posted on Dec 01, 2017

    Volunteers of the spectacular open-air live action show, ‘Kynren – An Epic Tale of England’, in Bishop Auckland were delighted recipients of The Chairman’s Medal today at Durham Town Hall. The Medal was presented by the Chairman of Durham County Council, Bill Kellett to 14 Kynren volunteers representing their 1,500 peers, in recognition of their outstanding Volunteering.

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