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Brilliant evening

Thoroughly enjoyed by whole family,young and old,would certainly recommend this event and so well... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alarcon, Spain
Awesome special effects and a great night out

We went to Kynren back in August an loved it. It was a great night out. The performance was very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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Kynren - An Epic Tale of England is the UK’s 'must see' spectacular live action show that takes place in County Durham every summer. This world class performance is an exciting family show, that takes you on an immersive journey through 2,000 years...more
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A689 | Eleven Arches, Durham, Bishop Auckland DL14 7SF, England
+44 333 300 3028
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Reviewed yesterday

I’ve finally gotten round to writing a review, We've seen this show for the past two years, and it’s amazing. We love it! It’s huge, it’s loud, it’s colourful, it’s entertaining, it’s a fantastic show. It’s not your usual show, it is more like an...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyed by whole family,young and old,would certainly recommend this event and so well organised,thought we might take ages to get out of car park but no problems due to the wonderful volunteers

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to Kynren back in August an loved it. It was a great night out. The performance was very good with amazing special effects. It was very interesting to learn about local history but also there was a lot going on so you could...More

2  Thank Reavs
Reviewed 6 days ago

worth paying extra for transport .Saves a lot of hassle coming out of production. As for the programme itself it cannot be faulted, it has pathos, humour and the effects are mind blowing. The volunteers deserve nothing but praise for the hard work it must...More

1  Thank ann g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family trip to the performance. Really superb show. Organisation throughout was excellent. Volunteers in the show and those assisting outside were all great. Well worth a visit. We were lucky with weather. Few notes for assistance: Take a cushion to sit on as seats a...More

2  Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have seen many shows, then this has blown everything else out of the running. Fantastic display. Great for all the family. Only downside was food mall was very basic. Definitely worth a visit. Had the best seats ans was worth paying a little more for...More

2  Thank Charlieblinkert85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful show, fantastic staff. Hundreds of volunteers who all seemed so enthusiastic and so friendly offering to help and wishing us to have a good evening. So genuinely nice abs cheerful. We also had a lady in a wheelchair and everything was easy for her...More

3  Thank Lilian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a family trip to the performance. Thoroughly enjoyable experience and i would recommend as a family outing. The firework display is spectacular.

3  Thank maralynfoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This show certainly was the Epic Adventure that it promised to be. With over 1000 cast and volunteers it was the best show I have ever seen...even my husband agreed with me!! Take a trip to Bishop Auckland between July and Sept...you won't be sorry!

4  Thank SGMJBirch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was unsure of going to see this didn’t think it was for me but I have to say it was fantastic I have told everyone about it and I would definitely go again the story the cast and the young children were absolutely amazing...More

3  Thank Jean C
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elsie b
31 August 2018|
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Response from Kynren | Property representative |
Dear Elsie, For the enjoyment of all of our visitors, please by aware that during the performance there is a strictly no photographs or videos policy allowed anywhere on the tribune. Please visit our website at Kynren. com... More
28 August 2018|
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Response from Janet T | Reviewed this property |
Last year we had silver on the left, and found there was an echo. I don't know if that has been fixed but we had silver on the right facing the stage this year and the acoustics were excellent. I also felt that more of the... More
21 August 2018|
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Response from Kynren | Property representative |
Hello Fred - if you need to upgrade to a park and ride ticket, please call our Customer Care line 0333 300 3028 Kindest regards