Exhibitions: North of England:Written question - HL5555

Asked by Baroness Wyld
Asked on: 08 February 2018
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Exhibitions: North of England
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to promote the Great Exhibition of the North 2018.
Answered by: Lord Ashton of Hyde
Answered on: 22 February 2018

The Great Exhibition of the North will be the largest event in England in 2018 and a game- changing moment for the North of England. The Exhibition will run from 22 June – 9 September 2018.

Ministers have visited NewcastleGateshead and met with local business, key partners and the Exhibition delivery team. Further visits are planned for the opening weekend and at key stages throughout the 80 days of the Exhibition.

NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI), a public private partnership established in 2000, will deliver the Exhibition and is responsible for all operational aspects including promotion of the Exhibition. The department is supporting all aspects of promotional activity.

Grouped Questions: HL5556

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