Newcastle’s Great Exhibition of the North a spectacular celebration this summer

The Great Exhibition of the North is a free, summer-long celebration of the North of England’s pioneering spirit.

The country’s biggest event in 2018, it will pack a programme of amazing exhibits, live performances, displays of innovation, new artworks and unforgettable experiences into 80 days.

The Exhibition will be the biggest event in England this year. It is free to attend and 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. Hosted in NewcastleGateshead, on behalf of Northern England, the event is expected to reach an audience of three million people, including more than one million visitors from across the UK and overseas.

Alongside the programme, other elements include entertaining and informative activities for families and a Business Summit to celebrate Northern innovation.

Details of the full Great Exhibition of the North programme can be found here:

The Get North! Opening Event and Weekend will be a spectacular not to miss. The event will launch at 1pm on Friday 22 June and will be FREE to all visitors. The evening event will take place on Newcastle Quayside and although this is also FREE it will be ticketed. Details can be found on the website:


The perfect excuse to visit Newcastle this summer!

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