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.
Invade…immigrate…integrate… inspire. ‘Danelaw Saga’ tells the tale of how the Vikings shaped the East Midlands.
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.
This talk will interpret the silver and coinage from the hoards displayed in the exhibition, using them to argue that the Vikings transformed Britain.
In our activity session focussing on Viking Age beliefs and funerary practice, think about Viking Age beliefs and what objects would have been buried with a Viking man, woman or child, and why.
Decorate your own Viking Cup to take home.
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.
A special, Viking inspired percussion workshop delivered by Mark Evans.
Design, print and make your own zine, taking inspiration from the Viking: Rediscover the Legend exhibition.
Meet our Viking woman as she goes about her business, dramatically telling stories.
Create your own wooden shield with runes and knotwork designs.