Newcastle-Gateshead to host Great Exhibition of the North in 2018

Newcastle-Gateshead to host Great Exhibition of the North in 2018
 

The winning bid, which will receive millions of pounds in Government funding, saw off competition from Blackpool, Bradford and Sheffield to host the event, which it is hoped will boost tourism and investment.
The event will take place in the summer of 2018, with new walking trails, exhibitions and "artistic and creative commissions".
The Government is contributing £5 million towards the exhibition itself and a further £15 million into a legacy fund to attract further cultural investment as part of its Northern Powerhouse agenda.
Culture Secretary Karen Bradley said: "The... read more

 
11 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 30
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