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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.

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

    Monday 15 January

    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’

  • 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.

  • Distinctiveness and Assimilation: Fully Booked Loading...
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    Distinctiveness and Assimilation: Fully Booked

    Wednesday 07 February

    In this talk, Paul Everson of the University of Keele will explore Viking Age stone sculpture in the East Midlands showing its characteristic elements and how hybrid forms emerged.

  • 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.

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

    Tuesday 20 February

    Decorate your own Viking Cup to take home.

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