We've won it! NewcastleGateshead lands the Great Exhibition of the North
The Great Exhibition of the North is to be hosted by Newcastle and Gateshead, it has been announced.
Culture Secretary Karen Bradley said it was “fantastic news for NewcastleGateshead” that it was chosen from a shortlist of four to “showcase the dynamic arts, cultural and design scenes in the city and across the whole of the North”.
It marks the successful end to a campaign led by NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI), which saw hosting the exhibition as a great boost to the North East.
According to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, there had been “strong competition” from other... read more
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