Great Exhibition of the North

Department for Culture, Media and Sport

September 6
15:53 2016

Set to run for at least two months in 2018, the Great Exhibition of the North will showcase the creative, cultural and design sectors across the whole of the North, boosting investment and tourism across the region.

Blackpool, Bradford, Newcastle-Gateshead and Sheffield were all recently shortlisted to host the Exhibition and throughout September were celebrating each locations exciting offer in the run up to the final decision later in the Autumn.

Social media showcase

Every Friday in September, well be shining a spotlight on each of the 4 locations in turn, giving you the chance share what inspires you about each place.

  • Friday 9 September: well be celebrating what makes Blackpool special
  • Friday 16 September: well be turning our attention to Bradfords unique offer
  • Friday 23 September: it will be Newcastle Gatesheads turn to shine
  • Friday 30 September: well be turning our attention to Sheffield

How to get involved

On the dates above share your messages of support and images on Twitter using #GreatNorthExpo2018 alongside your town or citys name too.

Post pics of your favourite cultural landmark or favourite area in your shortlisted town or city alongside the #GreatNorthExpo2018 hashtag on Instagram.

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