What’s on

12 events
  • Viking: Rediscover the Legend Loading...

    Viking: Rediscover the Legend

    Saturday 25 November - Sunday 04 March

    Nationally and internationally significant Anglo-Saxon and Viking artefacts from the British Museum and Yorkshire Museum Trust along with current research are brought together in this exhibition to provide a new interpretation and a fresh perspective on how Vikings transformed and shaped every as

  • Thinking Room Loading...

    Thinking Room

    Saturday 25 November - Sunday 25 February

    See the new outsize ink, watercolour and gouache paintings that comprise the short graphic novel Thinking Room by Carol Adlam, available for purchase from the Gallery Shop.

  • Danelaw Saga: Bringing Vikings back to the East Midlands Loading...

    Danelaw Saga: Bringing Vikings back to the East Midlands

    Friday 15 December - Sunday 08 April

    Invade…immigrate…integrate… inspire.  ‘Danelaw Saga’ tells the tale of how the Vikings shaped the East Midlands.

  • Decorate a Viking Cup Loading...

    Decorate a Viking Cup

    Tuesday 20 February

    Decorate your own Viking Cup to take home.

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

    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.

  • Viking Inspired Drumming and Percussion Workshop Loading...

    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...

    Zine Workshop with Dizzy ink

    Wednesday 21 February

    Design, print and make your own zine, taking inspiration from the Viking: Rediscover the Legend exhibition.

  • Viking Kitchen Loading...

    Viking Kitchen

    Thursday 22 February

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

  • Make a Viking Shield Loading...

    Make a Viking Shield

    Thursday 22 February

    Create your own wooden shield with runes and knotwork designs.

  • Pattern Magpies - cancelled Loading...

    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.

  • Viking Storytelling Loading...

    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.

  • Billie Ireland Loading...

    Billie Ireland

    Saturday 24 February - Saturday 31 March

    Billie Ireland's recent experience of pregnancy and birth finds expression through the ritualistic symbolism of disparate cultures.