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  • 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.

     

  • 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.

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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.

  • Investigating Painting - Fully Booked Loading...
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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.

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

    Monday 12 March

    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. 

     

  • Workshop for Theatre Professionals with Colette Garrigan Loading...
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    Workshop for Theatre Professionals with Colette Garrigan

    Friday 23 March

    Using Cie Akselere’s Sleeping Beauty as a starting point, this intensive session will introduce theatre professionals to the potential of object theatre, led by renowned international puppeteer Colette Garrigan.

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    Scaling Nottingham's Edges

    Sunday 25 March

    Join artist Alison Lloyd for a day of exploratory walking using OS maps of Nottingham.