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
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.
Lecturer: Dr John Baker
A digital installation for everyone inspired by Black Beauty. Created by Barret Hodgson.
Did you know that before Christmas, the Vikings celebrated Yule – or Jól – in December? Join us for a fun-filled Viking Christmas at Lakeside.
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.
Lecturer: Dr Roderick Dale. Viking warriors - who were they?
Invade…immigrate…integrate… inspire. ‘Danelaw Saga’ tells the tale of how the Vikings shaped the East Midlands.
Lecturer: Dr Rebecca Gregory
Lecturer: Professor Judith Jesch
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.
Dr Richard Dance of the University of Cambridge will explore and explain how Midlands dialects were influenced by the arrival of the Vikings.