Journey through British history at Kynren

Bishop Auckland, Durham

Experience an epic storytelling journey through time at this spectacular live-action night show in Durham.

Two thousand years of history, myth and legend rush by in 90 minutes as we join young Arthur on his epic quest. Rebellions, wars, magic, majesty, celebration and heartache are vividly portrayed in a dazzling outdoor-theatre spectacular.

From Boudicca’s battles with the Romans to two world wars, via Vikings, Tudors and the fate of Charles I, Kynren is a spellbinding, family-friendly experience delivering thrills, shocks, tears, laughs, goosebumps and gasps on a truly cinematic scale.

Gates open at least two and a half hours before the start of each show and guests arriving in good time will be treated to a fantastic live jazz concert staged on the adjacent lake, whilst enjoying a bite to eat and drinks from the bar or new food court.

Ranked by TripAdvisor as one of the ‘Top Five Shows to See in the UK’, Kynren is an enthralling live summer family entertainment. Audiences watch from the 8,000-seater Tribune which provides panoramic views across the giant outdoor set.

Kynren takes place at 11 Arches Park in Bishop Auckland, just 25 minutes from Durham and Darlington, and a town steeped in history spanning the Romans, generations of powerful Prince Bishops, horse racing, and the Industrial Revolution.

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