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Opera North's Aeons: a Sound Journey for Newcastle


Disappear into a sound adventure along the banks of the River Tyne discovering a world of music that responds to your surroundings. Head to the Gateshead Millennium Bridge, pick up your headphones and set off along the riverside. Part of Great Exhibition of the North 2018.

Head to Gateshead Millennium Bridge, pick up your headphones from the glass control room and set off along the riverside. The river itself is your guide along the bank of the Tyne with music from the epic sounding Orchestra and Chorus of Opera North, composer and accordion wizard Martin Green of folk trio Lau, and singer Becky Unthank.

A series of sensors trigger each sound section, linking you and the music to what you see and feel all around you.

Please arrive 10 minutes before your booking slot, wear comfortable shoes and be prepared for whatever the weather throws at you. If you’re late, sadly we can’t guarantee a space in the next time slot. The walk lasts approximately 30 – 40 minutes.


Opening Times

Open daily except Sundays (and further exceptions noted below) 10am, 11.30am, 1pm & 2.30pm (22 June 2018 - 7 Sept 2018)

* Closed on Sundays, Monday 23 July and Monday 20 August

Guide Prices

Free tickets. Advanced booking strongly recommended.



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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Sunday, 9th September 2018

Great Exhibition of the North 2018
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