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32 events
  • Viking: Rediscover the Legend Loading...
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    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...
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    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.

  • Assembling Vikings: thinking through things in the East Midlands Loading...
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    Assembling Vikings: thinking through things in the East Midlands

    Wednesday 06 December

    Lecturer: Dr John Baker

  • Giddy Up Installation Loading...
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    Giddy Up Installation

    Saturday 09 December - Sunday 31 December

    A digital installation for everyone inspired by Black BeautyCreated by Barret Hodgson.

  • A Viking Christmas Loading...
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    A Viking Christmas

    Saturday 09 December

    Did you know that before Christmas, the Vikings celebrated Yule – or Jól – in December? Join us for a fun-filled Viking Christmas at Lakeside.

  • Viking hoards and the making of England Loading...
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    Viking hoards and the making of England

    Monday 11 December

    This lecture re-evaluates the process of unification in the light of new hoard evidence, including the important hoards from Watlington and the Vale of York, on display together for the first time.

  • Viking Warriors: Beyond broad spears and bloodshed Loading...
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    Viking Warriors: Beyond broad spears and bloodshed

    Wednesday 13 December

    Lecturer: Dr Roderick Dale. Viking warriors - who were they?

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

  • Holme from home? East Midland place-names - Fully Booked Loading...
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    Holme from home? East Midland place-names - Fully Booked

    Wednesday 20 December

    Lecturer: Dr Rebecca Gregory

  • Invasion, immigration, integration - or diaspora? Fully Booked Loading...
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    Invasion, immigration, integration - or diaspora? Fully Booked

    Friday 05 January

    Lecturer: Professor Judith Jesch

  • Jiang Hongsheng Loading...
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    Jiang Hongsheng

    Tuesday 09 January - Sunday 18 February

    View and buy scrolls created by Jiang Hongsheng, winner of a National Golden Prize for Chinese painting and Founder of the Red Peony Academy, Ningbo.

  • Vikings in your Vocabulary - Fully Booked Loading...
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    Vikings in your Vocabulary - Fully Booked

    Wednesday 10 January

    Dr Richard Dance of the University of Cambridge will explore and explain how Midlands dialects were influenced by the arrival of the Vikings.