THE GREAT EXHIBITION OF THE NORTH
The Great Exhibition of the North is well underway and bringing many visitors to enjoy this free, summer long celebration of the North of England’s pioneering spirit. The country’s biggest event in 2018 consists a programme of amazing exhibits, live performances, displays of innovation, new artworks and unforgettable experiences lasting 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 Newcastle and Gateshead, 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.
In addition to the usual opening times of the Cathedral, we will also be open on Sunday afternoons from 1.00pm - 4.00pm for the duration of the exhibition which takes place until 9 September.