What’s on

29 events
  • Decorate a Viking Cup Loading...
    Children & Families

    Decorate a Viking Cup

    Tuesday 20 February

    Decorate your own Viking Cup to take home.

  • From Poetry to Reality: Fully Booked Loading...
    Special Collections

    From Poetry to Reality: Fully Booked

    Wednesday 21 February

    Dr Sue Brunning of the British Museum will discuss the gold-trimmed sword hilt found in 2012, and explain what ownership of such an item might have meant in Viking Age England.

  • Viking Inspired Drumming and Percussion Workshop Loading...
    Children & Families

    Viking Inspired Drumming and Percussion Workshop

    Wednesday 21 February

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

  • Zine Workshop with Dizzy ink Loading...
    Children & Families

    Zine Workshop with Dizzy ink

    Wednesday 21 February

    Design, print and make your own zine, taking inspiration from the Viking: Rediscover the Legend exhibition.

  • Dragon Masks and Bookmarks Loading...
    Children & Families

    Dragon Masks and Bookmarks

    Wednesday 21 February

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

  • Gould Piano Trio & Mark Simpson Loading...
    Music

    Gould Piano Trio & Mark Simpson

    Thursday 22 February

    At the age of 17, Mark Simpson became the first ever winner of both the BBC Young Musician of the Year and BBC Proms/Guardian Young Composer of the Year competitions.

  • Viking Kitchen Loading...
    Children & Families

    Viking Kitchen

    Thursday 22 February

    Meet our Viking woman as she goes about her business, dramatically telling stories.

  • Make a Viking Shield Loading...
    Children & Families

    Make a Viking Shield

    Thursday 22 February

    Create your own wooden shield with runes and knotwork designs.

  • Pattern Magpies - cancelled Loading...
    Children & Families

    Pattern Magpies - cancelled

    Thursday 22 February

    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.

  • Viking Storytelling Loading...
    Children & Families

    Viking Storytelling

    Friday 23 February

    Immerse yourselves in the drama of Viking tales with storyteller Paul Goldsmith as he conjures up vivid images from Norse myths and legends.

  • Panda's Home Loading...
    Children & Families

    Panda's Home

    Friday 23 February

    Come with us on a richly imaginative journey led by two dancers where we’ll encounter bamboo forests, fireworks, kites and monsters, experience Chinese traditions and stories.

  • Beowuff and the Dragon Raiders Loading...
    Children & Families

    Beowuff and the Dragon Raiders

    Saturday 24 February

    Get in your longship and join children's author Robin Price for a fun voyage through all things Viking.