Witness the types of crafts that Vikings did at home. Learn about Viking storytelling and poetry, and maybe even tell your own saga.
Whatever your age or ability come along to AIM as an Art Investigator to visit exhibitions and enjoy arts and crafts activities led by University of Nottingham students.
Join one of the curators for a guided tour of the exhibition Danelaw Saga. Hear some of the stories behind the unique artefacts and manuscripts on display; learn how the Danelaw came to be established and the impact that it continues to have on the East Midlands today.
An introduction to the practice of yoga through story, music and adventure to help pre-school age children explore movement, breath, play and relaxation.
Fun, creative play sessions for your toddler. Suitable for ages 18-36 months.
Enjoy demonstrations of the crafts associated with Viking trade and high status ornaments.
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.
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.
This is an opportunity to make a beautiful basket bowl from freshly gathered materials, including hazel and willow dogwood, which will be woven into a proper basket.
Discover how museums look after their ancient coin collections; find out about the coins in the Museum collections and have a go at some of the activities which museum curators undertake to care for, identify and research their objects.
Learn how to create attractive Chinese lanterns and window flowers. You can also make a beautiful Chinese knot of your own to take away, frame and decorate your home.
Decorate your own Viking Cup to take home.