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  • Movies at the Museum: When the Raven Flies Loading...
    Children & Families

    Movies at the Museum: When the Raven Flies

    Saturday 20 January

    Come and enjoy a true Viking experience and lose yourself in this Icelandic-Swedish adventure film.

  • Viking Exhibition Tour - Fully Booked Loading...
    Exhibitions

    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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    Music

    Lúnasa - final tickets remaining

    Tuesday 23 January

    A limited number of restricted view tickets remain. Please call the box office to book these tickets on 0115 846 7777 (not available for purchase online).

    Ahead of their Celtic Connections appearance, the brilliant Irish band Lúnasa makes a welcome return to Lake

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    Special Collections

    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.

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    Music

    Allegri String Quartet

    Thursday 25 January

    The Quartet returns to Lakeside with a programme that includes Szymanowski’s second string quartet composed in 1927 at the height of the composer’s creative development following the composition of his opera King Roger.

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    Special Events

    Still Life Film Screening

    Thursday 25 January

    Set against the spectacular landscape of the Three Gorges region, Jia Zhangke's humane and moving Golden-Lion winner tells two contemplative and compassionate stories of a man and a woman searching for absent spouses in Fengjie.

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    Special Events

    Panel Discussion: Documentary Filmmaking in China

    Thursday 25 January

    The panel will consider the current state of documentary in China as well as the challenges and opportunities facing the country's young filmmakers today.

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    Music

    Fellow Creatures

    Wednesday 31 January

    Featuring both young and seasoned lights of the London jazz scene, this band is the first new venture for Jasper's own music since his formation of Phronesis in 2005. 

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    Exhibitions

    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’

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    Theatre

    Haunted

    Friday 02 February

    Join celebrated Mystery Entertainers Todd Landman and Paul Forster for an evening of magic that will scare you. 

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    Theatre

    George Egg: DIY Chef

    Saturday 03 February

    Following hugely successful Edinburgh runs and a sell-out UK tour, award-winning comedian George Egg (the ‘Anarchist Cook’) returns with a brand new show demonstrating more live cooking and laugh-out-loud comedy.

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    Take Part & Learn

    Viking Activity Days: Trade and Status

    Saturday 03 February

    Enjoy demonstrations of the crafts associated with Viking trade and high status ornaments.