Posted on May 13, 2019
An epic live theatre production celebrating 2,000 years of English history welcomed their newest cast members in the shape of a dozen extremely rare ‘Viking’ chicks. Considered an Old World treasure, the chickens were originally bred by Vikings and can trace their origins back to the 9th century. They were even nicknamed ‘hens of the settlers’.
Posted on May 13, 2019
Entertain special guests with a unique hospitality experience with exclusive show elements not generally available to the public. This year Kynren is offering three separate packages, enabling you to build a package which suits your own budget and taste: Drinks Reception, Drinks & Canapes, or Fully Catered with drinks, canapes, bowl food & dessert.
Posted on May 03, 2019
An adorable donkey foal has become the newest member of the UK’s biggest outdoor live theatre spectacular after being born in the middle of rehearsals. The so-far unnamed female foal demonstrated perfect timing as she made her grand entrance as cast and crew went through their first full run through of the award-winning Kynren – an epic tale of England at Bishop Auckland.
Posted on Apr 08, 2019
Tickets for the UK’s biggest outdoor live theatre event have gone on sale online. Taking place every Saturday from 29th June to 14th September*, ‘Kynren – an epic tale of England’ is back! 2019 is “Year of the Viking” – The Vikings have arrived! See their dramatic attack on a fishing village which leaves a trail of destruction and fire.
Posted on Apr 03, 2019
A team of volunteers has embarked on an epic mission to plant more than 8,000 native trees and shrubs at Kynren, Bishop Auckland. The team are hard at work planting 27 different varieties of hedging plants, trees and bushes; all of which are UK heritage species. As well as providing a beautiful, natural backdrop for visitors to the award-winning live outdoor theatre performances, the mass planting will also create significant new wildlife areas and boost biodiversity on the site.
Posted on Mar 07, 2019
The UK’s biggest live action show is staging an Open Call audition for volunteers to join its cast and crew on Wednesday, 13th March from 6pm at Flatts Farm, Bishop Auckland. Set against the magnificent backdrop of Auckland Castle in County Durham, ‘Kynren’ is a spectacular re-telling of 2,000 years of English history featuring a 1,000-strong cast and crew on a 7.5-acre outdoor stage. The multi-award-winning shows, which run on Saturdays from 29th June to 14th September, (excluding 3 August), feature daring stunts, state-of-the-art special effects, fireworks and evocative orchestral music.
Posted on Dec 01, 2017
Volunteers of the spectacular open-air live action show, ‘Kynren – An Epic Tale of England’, in Bishop Auckland were delighted recipients of The Chairman’s Medal today at Durham Town Hall. The Medal was presented by the Chairman of Durham County Council, Bill Kellett to 14 Kynren volunteers representing their 1,500 peers, in recognition of their outstanding Volunteering.