What’s on

12 events
  • Collected Words Loading...
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    Collected Words

    Friday 08 September - Sunday 03 December

    An exhibition of material from the literary archives and collections of printed books held by the University of Nottingham, highlighting the work of Nottinghamshire writers and the treasures found in the historic collections of local literature lovers.

  • Viking: Rediscover the Legend Loading...
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    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

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    Meet & Learn With Einar & Thorkatla

    Saturday 25 November

    A unique opportunity to come andmeet Vikings Einar and Thorkatla, see the things theymake, the tools they use, and learn about the crafts and activities in their daily lives– including the chance to have a go yourself! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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    Coin-striking & Friendship Bracelets With Toki & Frida

    Saturday 25 November

    Join Vikings Toki and Frida as they demonstrate that the Vikings weren’t just raiders, but traders as well! Let Toki the moneymaker show you how to make money ‘hand over fist’ with your own Viking-age coin to take away. Then join Frida
    to make a friendship&

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    Viking Board Games

    Saturday 25 November

    Did you know that playing board-games was considered an important skill for a Viking to have? The Ludorati Board Game Café will be at the Museum with some
    Viking-themed modern board games, with playing slots running throughout the day. 

  • Art Investigator Max: Viking Activity Day Loading...
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    Art Investigator Max: Viking Activity Day

    Saturday 25 November

    Today’s student-led afternoon of arts and crafts for all the family has a Viking theme. Join in to make tiles and pots decorated with patterns and textures you have discovered in the exhibition.

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    Artefact Handling

    Saturday 25 November - Sunday 26 November

    Drop into the exhibition for the chance to handle museum quality replica Viking objects,many of which are based on the artefacts on display. From jewellery to swords and axes, hear about how these items would have been used and feel
    history come to life in your hands.

  • Thinking Room Loading...
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    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.

  • Vikings Opening Weekend: Storytelling Loading...
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    Vikings Opening Weekend: Storytelling

    Sunday 26 November

    Immerse yourselves in the drama of Viking tales with Paul Goldsmith as he conjures up vivid images from Norse myths and legends.

  • Viking Food Tasting Loading...
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    Viking Food Tasting

    Sunday 26 November

    How was the Viking diet different to ours today? Drop in to the Learning studio to sample some of the culinary delights enjoyed by our Viking ancestors.

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    Viking Chain Maille - Sold Out

    Sunday 26 November

    With Travellers Through Time’s maille workshop you’ll come away with the know-how to make three beautiful pieces of chain maille that you can wear or give away as an unusual gift.

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    Viking Chain Maille for Kids

    Sunday 26 November

    Join Toki and Frida from Travellers Through Time in another of their fun, historical craft workshops where you will learn how Viking craftspeople made the chain maille that protectedthe fierce Viking warriors in battle.