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Olympic choreographer Steve Boyd joins Eleven Arches

Bishop Auckland’s highly successful Kynren promises to be bigger and better than ever next year after the event organisers announced that Steve Boyd, has been enlisted to join the Eleven Arches team as Creative Director. A specialist in mass choreography for ceremonies and live events, Steve has been involved in…

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