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  • Ancient Crafts: Hedgerow Baskets Loading...
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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.

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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.

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    Chinese Arts and Crafts Workshops

    Saturday 17 February

    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.

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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.

  • 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.

  • Pattern Magpies - cancelled Loading...
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    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.

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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.