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  • 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.

  • Zine Workshop with Dizzy ink Loading...
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    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...
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    Dragon Masks and Bookmarks

    Wednesday 21 February

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

  • Viking Kitchen Loading...
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    Viking Kitchen

    Thursday 22 February

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

  • Make a Viking Shield Loading...
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    Make a Viking Shield

    Thursday 22 February

    Create your own wooden shield with runes and knotwork designs.

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    Pattern Magpies

    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.

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    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.

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    Beowuff: Writing Workshop with Robin Price

    Saturday 24 February

    Write your own Viking saga and share it with the hall in an interactive story writing workshop which follows the show.

     

  • Ancient Crafts: Viking Embroidery Loading...
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    Ancient Crafts: Viking Embroidery

    Saturday 24 February

    Join Tanya Bentham of Threads of Time as she shows you how to make your own piece of beautiful Viking embroidery using traditional methods and techniques.

  • Sourpuss: Shadow Puppet-Making Workshop Loading...
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    Sourpuss: Shadow Puppet-Making Workshop

    Sunday 25 February

    Following Sourpuss there’s a chance to make a shadow puppet of your own to take away.

  • Help the Museum Curate its Coins: Advanced Sessions Loading...
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    Help the Museum Curate its Coins: Advanced Sessions

    Saturday 03 March

    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.

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    Investigating Painting - Fully Booked

    Sunday 11 March

    This workshop with Rob Hart will explore some of the approaches to developing visual ideas through a practical investigation of painting and media techniques.