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
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.
Invade…immigrate…integrate… inspire. ‘Danelaw Saga’ tells the tale of how the Vikings shaped the East Midlands.
Decorate your own Viking Cup to take home.
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.
A special, Viking inspired percussion workshop delivered by Mark Evans.
Design, print and make your own zine, taking inspiration from the Viking: Rediscover the Legend exhibition.
Meet our Viking woman as she goes about her business, dramatically telling stories.
Create your own wooden shield with runes and knotwork designs.
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.
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's recent experience of pregnancy and birth finds expression through the ritualistic symbolism of disparate cultures.