Great Exhibition of the North


-, NewcastleGateshead, United Kingdom

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:00 to 18:00

WHAT IS IT? 80 days of amazing exhibits, live performances, displays of innovation, new artworks and magical experiences. The Exhibition will tell the inspiring story of the North of England and how its innovators, businesses, artists and designers have shaped our present and are inspiring our future.

DATES: A three-month celebration which starts on Friday 22 June and finishes on the weekend of the Great North Run, Sunday 9 September 2018 (selected pieces of content won’t be available for the full run, specific dates included below).   

TIMINGS: Daily, 10am – 6pm (times may vary at selected venues) *On 22 June, the hubs, trails and venues will open for the first time from 13:00 – 21:00, culminating in an opening event taking place on NewcastleGateshead Quayside that evening.

LOCATION: The Exhibition will be hosted in NewcastleGateshead, on behalf of Northern England. Visitors will begin their journey at one of three iconic venues – Great North Museum, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and Sage Gateshead – before joining three trails through 30 world-class venues and public spaces on either side of the River Tyne that celebrate great Northern ART and CULTURE, DESIGN, and INNOVATION.

WHO: There will be content to suit all tastes and ages.

COST: Free to attend *pre-booking is required for selected free events and ticket fees may apply for selected associate events*

United Kingdom
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