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.
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.
Make your own dragon mask or dragon bookmark to take home.
Meet our Viking woman as she goes about her business, dramatically telling stories.
Create your own wooden shield with runes and knotwork designs.
Like magpies, be drawn to the dynamic patterns on display in the Viking: Rediscover the Legend exhibition: intertwined knotwork, twisted cables, stylised snake and bird motifs.
Immerse yourselves in the drama of Viking tales with storyteller Paul Goldsmith as he conjures up vivid images from Norse myths and legends.
Write your own Viking saga and share it with the hall in an interactive story writing workshop which follows the show.