Kynren spectacular announces its return this summer - with a Queen’s Platinum Jubilee special on the bill

Kynren, and its epic tale of England, has announced its return to County Durham this summer.

The show, which spans 2000 years of history, returns to its Bishop Auckland stage, with six Saturday performances from August 6 to September 10, 2022.

To mark the momentous Queen’s Platinum Jubilee there will be an additional performance taking place on Friday, June 3.

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The award-winning open-air performance returns with more dates available.

Kynren returns this summer. Picture by Peter HaygarthKynren returns this summer. Picture by Peter Haygarth
Kynren returns this summer. Picture by Peter Haygarth

From Boudicca’s battles with the Romans to two world wars, via Vikings, Tudors, Stuarts, Queen Victoria and the Industrial Revolution, Kynren tells the story of England’s colourful history.

Audiences watch from the 8,000-seater tribune which provides panoramic views across the giant outdoor stage.

Join young Arthur on his epic quest as he encounters rebellions, wars, magic and majesty.

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Gates open two and a half hours before the start of each show throughout the summer, allowing visitors the opportunity to arrive early for food and drink in one of the dining areas, whilst enjoying live jazz by the lake.

The miners' march at KynrenThe miners' march at Kynren
The miners' march at Kynren

You can save 10% off the ticket price by booking an Early Bird ticket before Tuesday, April 19 2022. The earlier you book, the better your choice of seat.

For more information and to book tickets go to

Adults from £26, Under 18 from £16, Children aged 3 and under go free when sat on an adult’s knee. All Kynren prices published exclude a £1 booking fee per ticket.

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Kynren is performed at 11Arches Park, Flatts Farm, Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL14 7SF.

Romans riding on horseback at KynrenRomans riding on horseback at Kynren
Romans riding on horseback at Kynren

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