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  • Viking Activity Days: Home Life Loading...
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    Viking Activity Days: Home Life

    Saturday 13 January

    Witness the types of crafts that Vikings did at home. Learn about Viking storytelling and poetry, and maybe even tell your own saga.

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    Art Investigator Max

    Saturday 13 January - Saturday 24 March

    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.

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    Danelaw Saga: Curator Tours - Fully Booked

    Monday 15 January - Monday 12 March

    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. 

     

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    Pre-School Family Yoga

    Monday 15 January - Monday 26 March

    An introduction to the practice of yoga through story, music and adventure to help pre-school age children explore movement, breath, play and relaxation.

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    Tiny Fingers Tiny Toes

    Thursday 18 January - Thursday 29 March

    Fun, creative play sessions for your toddler. Suitable for ages 18-36 months.

  • Viking Activity Days: Trade and Status Loading...
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    Viking Activity Days: Trade and Status

    Saturday 03 February

    Enjoy demonstrations of the crafts associated with Viking trade and high status ornaments.

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    Ceramics Evening Class - Fully Booked

    Tuesday 06 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.

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    Viking Activity Days: Belief and Funerary Practice

    Saturday 17 February

    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.

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    Ancient Crafts: Hedgerow Baskets

    Saturday 17 February

    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.

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    Help the Museum Curate its Coins: Introductory Session

    Saturday 17 February

    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.

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    Chinese Arts and Crafts Workshops

    Saturday 17 February

    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.

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    Decorate a Viking Cup

    Tuesday 20 February

    Decorate your own Viking Cup to take home.