Kynren - The Show

'Kynren - an epic tale of England' takes you on a captivating journey through 2,000 years of British history, myth and legend.

From Roman times to the Second World War, encompassing the Viking and Norman invasions, medieval feasts, the splendour of the Tudors, the Industrial Revolution and the Roaring Twenties, Kynren takes you on an action-packed voyage.

As the story unfolds upon a landscaped, open-air stage (equivalent in size to five football pitches with a full-size lake at its centre) you will witness ships, a steam train, mass choreography, combat, dance, fire, dazzling pyrotechnics and astonishing lighting and water effects.

More than 1,500 volunteer cast and crew - joined on stage by a supporting cast of performance horses, sheep, goats, cattle, geese and ducks - bring the show to life. Our volunteers have been professionally trained by top performance experts in dance, theatrical combat, guest management, pyrotechnics, and cavalry to create a world-class show.

The 90-minute show begins at sunset and ends in star light, set against the magnificent backdrop of Auckland Castle in Bishop Auckland, County Durham. The show is crammed with special effects that bring each scene to life. The sound track by award-winning composer Nathan Stornetta will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand on end...

Kynren 2017 Trailer


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17 shows in Bishop Auckland running from July to September 2017.

Saturday 1st 9.30pm
Friday 7th 9.30pm
Saturday 8th 9.30pm
Friday 14th 9.30pm
Saturday 15th 9.30pm
Friday 21st 9.00pm
Saturday 22nd 9.00pm
Friday 11th 9.00pm
Saturday 12th 9.00pm
Friday 18th 8.30pm
Saturday 19th 8.30pm
Saturday 26th 8.00pm
Sunday 27th 8.00pm
Friday 1st 8.00pm
Saturday 2nd 8.00pm
Saturday 9th 8.00pm
Saturday 16th 8.00pm