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  • 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

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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.

  • 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.

  • 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

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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.

  • 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.

  • Danelaw Saga: Curator Tours - Fully Booked Loading...
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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. 

     

  • From Roman bribes to Pictish treasures Loading...
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    From Roman bribes to Pictish treasures

    Wednesday 17 January

    The talk will present some of the results of the Glenmorangie Research Project into Scotland’s early silver. It is a tale of the unexpected, starting with Roman bribery, running through local adaptation of silver, including some remarkable Pictish treasures, and finishing with a brief look&

  • Viking Exhibition Tour - Fully Booked Loading...
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    Viking Exhibition Tour - Fully Booked

    Tuesday 23 January

    A unique Gallery Tour of Viking: Rediscover the Legend, undertaken by postgraduate students at the University of Nottingham.

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    Pagans and Christians - Fully Booked

    Wednesday 24 January

    Professor Lesley Abrams of the University of Oxford will discuss the religious identity of Viking armies and Scandinavian settlers after their defeat by Alfred the Great.

  • Touring the Vikings - Fully Booked Loading...
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    Touring the Vikings - Fully Booked

    Wednesday 31 January

    Join York Museums Trust Curator of Archaeology, Natalie Buy, to hear about national touring exhibition ‘Viking: Rediscover the Legend’