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20 events
  • The Gleam of Silver: Fully Booked Loading...
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    The Gleam of Silver: Fully Booked

    Wednesday 14 February

    This talk will interpret the silver and coinage from the hoards displayed in the exhibition, using them to argue that the Vikings transformed Britain.

  • Viking Activity Days: Belief and Funerary Practice Loading...
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    Viking Activity Days: Belief and Funerary Practice

    Saturday 17 February

    In our activity session focussing on Viking Age beliefs and funerary practice, think about Viking Age beliefs and what objects would have been buried with a Viking man, woman or child, and why.

  • Ancient Crafts: Hedgerow Baskets Loading...
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    Ancient Crafts: Hedgerow Baskets

    Saturday 17 February

    This is an opportunity to make a beautiful basket bowl from freshly gathered materials, including hazel and willow dogwood, which will be woven into a proper basket.

  • Help the Museum Curate its Coins: Introductory Session Loading...
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    Help the Museum Curate its Coins: Introductory Session

    Saturday 17 February

    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.

  • Decorate a Viking Cup Loading...
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    Decorate a Viking Cup

    Tuesday 20 February

    Decorate your own Viking Cup to take home.

  • Viking Inspired Drumming and Percussion Workshop Loading...
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    Viking Inspired Drumming and Percussion Workshop

    Wednesday 21 February

    A special, Viking inspired percussion workshop delivered by Mark Evans.

  • Dragon Masks and Bookmarks Loading...
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    Dragon Masks and Bookmarks

    Wednesday 21 February

    Make your own dragon mask or dragon bookmark to take home.

  • 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.

  • Viking Storytelling Loading...
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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.