Kynren – An epic tale of England

Taking its lead from the Puy du Fou theme park in France the Eleven Arches production of KYNREN takes the audience on a journey through 2,000 years of English history as seen through the eyes of Arthur, a 10-year old boy from the North East. He encounters myth, legends and history encompassing Roman times, the Viking and Norman invasions, St Cuthbert and the Lindisfarne Monks, medieval feasts, the Elizabethan era, Georgian Renaissance, the Industrial Revolution and the World Wars.

The spectacular event will be performed for the public on certain nights from July until September – see here for dates – and takes place on a 7.5 acre stage. The event involves more than 1,000 volunteers from the local area as the cast and crew who have all been professionally trained.

I photographed at the press evening performance in June ahead of the opening night which is where these pictures are from but after watching it again last night as part of the regular audience the show is a great spectacle and well worth making the effort to go along and see if you can.

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