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  • Viking: Rediscover the Legend Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Viking: Rediscover the Legend

    Saturday 25 November - Sunday 04 March

    Nationally and internationally significant Anglo-Saxon and Viking artefacts from the British Museum and Yorkshire Museum Trust along with current research are brought together in this exhibition to provide a new interpretation and a fresh perspective on how Vikings transformed and shaped every as

  • Thinking Room Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Thinking Room

    Saturday 25 November - Sunday 25 February

    See the new outsize ink, watercolour and gouache paintings that comprise the short graphic novel Thinking Room by Carol Adlam, available for purchase from the Gallery Shop.

  • Danelaw Saga: Bringing Vikings back to the East Midlands Loading...
    Special Collections

    Danelaw Saga: Bringing Vikings back to the East Midlands

    Friday 15 December - Sunday 08 April

    Invade…immigrate…integrate… inspire.  ‘Danelaw Saga’ tells the tale of how the Vikings shaped the East Midlands.

  • Ceramics Evening Class - Fully Booked Loading...
    Take Part & Learn

    Ceramics Evening Class - Fully Booked

    Tuesday 20 February - Tuesday 27 February

    Join Artist-in-Residence Katrin Moye for this four week introduction to pottery course which will take you through various methods of making and decorating clay vessels.

  • Decorate a Viking Cup Loading...
    Children & Families

    Decorate a Viking Cup

    Tuesday 20 February

    Decorate your own Viking Cup to take home.

  • From Poetry to Reality: Fully Booked Loading...
    Special Collections

    From Poetry to Reality: Fully Booked

    Wednesday 21 February

    Dr Sue Brunning of the British Museum will discuss the gold-trimmed sword hilt found in 2012, and explain what ownership of such an item might have meant in Viking Age England.

  • Viking Inspired Drumming and Percussion Workshop Loading...
    Children & Families

    Viking Inspired Drumming and Percussion Workshop

    Wednesday 21 February

    A special, Viking inspired percussion workshop delivered by Mark Evans.

  • Zine Workshop with Dizzy ink Loading...
    Children & Families

    Zine Workshop with Dizzy ink

    Wednesday 21 February

    Design, print and make your own zine, taking inspiration from the Viking: Rediscover the Legend exhibition.

  • Dragon Masks and Bookmarks Loading...
    Children & Families

    Dragon Masks and Bookmarks

    Wednesday 21 February

    Make your own dragon mask or dragon bookmark to take home.

  • Gould Piano Trio & Mark Simpson Loading...
    Music

    Gould Piano Trio & Mark Simpson

    Thursday 22 February

    At the age of 17, Mark Simpson became the first ever winner of both the BBC Young Musician of the Year and BBC Proms/Guardian Young Composer of the Year competitions.

  • Viking Kitchen Loading...
    Children & Families

    Viking Kitchen

    Thursday 22 February

    Meet our Viking woman as she goes about her business, dramatically telling stories.

  • Make a Viking Shield Loading...
    Children & Families

    Make a Viking Shield

    Thursday 22 February

    Create your own wooden shield with runes and knotwork designs.