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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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    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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    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’

  • 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.

  • The Gleam of Silver: Fully Booked Loading...
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    The Gleam of Silver: Fully Booked

    Wednesday 14 February

    This talk will interpret the silver and coinage from the hoards displayed in the exhibition, using them to argue that the Vikings transformed Britain.

  • Viking Activity Days: Belief and Funerary Practice Loading...
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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.

  • Help the Museum Curate its Coins: Introductory Session Loading...
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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.

  • Decorate a Viking Cup Loading...
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    Decorate a Viking Cup

    Tuesday 20 February

    Decorate your own Viking Cup to take home.

  • Viking Inspired Drumming and Percussion Workshop Loading...
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    Viking Inspired Drumming and Percussion Workshop

    Wednesday 21 February

    A special, Viking inspired percussion workshop delivered by Mark Evans.

  • Dragon Masks and Bookmarks Loading...
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    Dragon Masks and Bookmarks

    Wednesday 21 February

    Make your own dragon mask or dragon bookmark to take home.