Travel through time and watch legends come to life in a thrilling tale told on an epic scale - 2,000 years in the making.
Kynren’s evening blockbuster performances are ranked in Trip Advisor’s ‘Top Five Shows to See in the UK’.
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 brought to ground-shaking life 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 to celebrating some of the greatest moments of the 20th century from the creation of the NHS and the Beatles to the historic World Cup win in 1966.
Kynren’s a spellbinding, family-friendly experience delivering thrills, shocks, tears, laughs, goosebumps and gasps on a truly cinematic scale.
New for 2021 - 11Arches Park is a new day attraction offering visitors an electrifying original horse stunt show, immersive attractions, a playground and eating experiences.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Deluxe||£47.00 per ticket type|
|Standard||£25.00 per ticket type|
|Superior||£35.00 per ticket type|
|VIP||£59.00 per ticket type|
Children and Teens (4-17 years old): Tickets are £10 off an adult’s ticket price.
Children 3 and under: Go free when sat on an adult’s knee.
All Kynren prices published exclude a £1 booking fee per ticket. See our website for booking fees.
Joint Same Day Ticket - Kynren+11Arches Park - SAVE 33% - The Joint Same Day ticket prices are valid all season, up to 72 hours before the day of your visit – if a better offer on 11Arches Park tickets is available at time of booking, the offer will be applied at check out.
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good150
- Barbara HDoncaster, United KingdomKynren. Never heard of this event before going, only had brief details.Monday, 9th December 2019Absolutely wonderful. Well worth a visit. Only problem there is no cover all seats are outdoors. We sat in rain watching event but it was spellbinding and worth getting wet for. Read full review
- RobertS568Manchester, England, United KingdomIs there a button for 6 stars?Monday, 13th April 2020This is without doubt one of the best events I have ever attended. The pre show entertainment sets the scene for a mind blowing event. I wont go into the detail as it would need spoiler alerts... Read full review
- NorthStar11634Breathtaking! Brilliant! Awesome! Needs a 6 rating!Tuesday, 26th May 2020We have been 3 times now - 3 different years - driving from Cheshire for a weekend in Bishop Auckland to see Kynren with different family or friends groups. This show is the most exciting... Read full review
|2021 (7 Aug 2021 - 11 Sept 2021)|
* Show Dates Gates Open Kynren Performance Starts
Saturday,07 August 6:00pm 8.45pm
Saturday,14 August 6:00pm 8.30pm
Saturday, 21 August 6:00pm 8.30pm
Saturday,28 August 6:00pm 8.30pm
Saturday, 04 September 5.30pm 8:00pm
Saturday,11 September 5.30pm 8:00pm
Map & Directions
Kynren is accessed from the A689 just northwest of Bishop Auckland. Travelling From:
The North Follow the A1(M) south and exit at junction 61. Follow the signs for A688 to Bishop Auckland. Eleven Arches and allocated parking will be sign posted from the New Coundon roundabout as you approach Bishop Auckland.
The North (avoiding centre of Bishop Auckland)
Follow A1M to junction 63. Follow A167 south to Neville's Cross Durham. Turn right to the A690 to drive through Brancepeth and reach Willington. Turn left to join Hunwick Lane and through Hunwick village on the B6286. Turn left at the junction after the village and then left at the next roundabout.
The North West From the A69 travel south on the A68 and follow signs for Darlington. At Fir Tree, just past the Duke of York Public House, turn left towards Howden-le-Wear and then follow signs for A689 to Bishop Auckland. Eleven Arches and allocated parking will be signed from the A689 when you reach Bishop Auckland.
The West Leave the M6 at Penrith and travel east on the A66. Exit on to the A67 at Bowes and follow signs for A688 to Bishop Auckland. Eleven Arches and allocated parking will be signed from Bishop Auckland.
The South Follow the A1(M) North, exit at junction 58 and follow signs for A68 to West Auckland. At the roundabout junction with the A688 turn right and follow signs for Bishop Auckland. Eleven Arches and allocated parking will be signed from Bishop Auckland.
There will be strict parking controls in roads adjacent to the show site and in the town centre on show nights, so if you are arriving by car, you must buy a show parking voucher in advance allowing you to use one of our dedicated off-site car parks. Parking must be booked in advance.
See full details of the parking arrangements and locations of the car parks on our website. We also offer on-site parking for the exclusive use of Blue Badge holders.
Public Transport Directions
Please see website for public transport details.