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  1. Add Looking for Jet in a Dark Place: The Viking Jet Trade to your Itinerary

    Looking for Jet in a Dark Place: The Viking Jet Trade

    York

    Whitby Jet represented an important and socio-symbolically significant resource in early medieval and medieval Europe.

    Requiring extreme global warming, the formation of jet has seldom occurred in Earth's geological history. The resulting materials…

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    20 Feb 2020Open 19:00 - 20:30

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  2. Add Viking Costume Competition to your Itinerary

    Viking Costume Competition

    York

    Are you fashionable like Freya? Do you look like Loki? Dig around in your Thor-drobe for this year's all-new Viking Costume Competition!

    We want to see some amazing Viking-inspired costumes, whether they're based in reality, fiction or legend. With…

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    15 Feb 2020Open 15:00 -

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  3. Add Leather Working Workshop to your Itinerary

    Leather Working Workshop

    York

    Learn a new skill and make a beautifully decorated leather pouch.

    Try your hand at the timeless art of leather-working, a craft in which the Vikings excelled. All materials will be provided to make a pouch with decorated flap, using the techniques…

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    20 Feb 2020Open 10:00 - 12:00

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  4. Add St Sampson's Square to your Itinerary

    St Sampson's Square

    York

    St Sampson's Square will be full of Viking activities and antics.

    With three saga-themed storytelling sessions plus have-a-go sword fighting workshops all day, come along to St Sampson's Square for plenty of family fun! You can also find the…

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    15 Feb 2020to23 Feb 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00

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  5. Add Have a Go Sword to your Itinerary

    Have a Go Sword

    York

    Viking voyagers needed their battle wits about them - now little Vikings can prepare for adventure with our fun sword-fighting workshops, led by JORVIK's expert instructors. Suitable for ages 5-12 only, pre-booking advised.

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    From:
    15 Feb 2020to23 Feb 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00

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  6. Add Home and Away: Fashion and Identity in the Viking Age to your Itinerary

    Home and Away: Fashion and Identity in the Viking Age

    York

    Explore Viking fashion with Dr. Gareth Williams, of the British Museum. Discover how styles varied across the Viking world, as well as how Viking fashion fused with other cultures.

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    18 Feb 2020Open 19:00 - 20:30

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  7. Add Poo Day to your Itinerary

    Poo Day

    St Saviourgate, York

    It's smelly, it's squelchy – but it tells us lots about the past! Bring the kids to find out why archaeologists love poo, and get hands on making your own replica poo fossil. Don't forget to go and see the famous Lloyds Bank Turd at JORVIK Viking…

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    20 Feb 2020Open 11:00 - 16:00

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  8. Add Magical Menagerie at Barley Hall to your Itinerary

    Magical Menagerie at Barley Hall

    Off Stonegate

    The Vikings told stories about many fantastical beasts - you can meet some of their more ordinary cousins at Barley Hall!

    Get up close to lizards, snakes, chickens and more, before learning about the Vikings' beliefs at Magic & Mystery: Seafaring…

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    Barley Hall, York

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    15 Feb 2020Open 10:00 - 17:00

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  9. Add Poo Day to your Itinerary

    Poo Day

    St Saviourgate, York

    It's smelly, it's squelchy – but it tells us lots about the past! Bring the kids to find out why archaeologists love poo, and get hands on making your own replica poo fossil. Don't forget to go and see the famous Lloyds Bank Turd at JORVIK Viking…

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    From:
    18 Feb 2020Open 11:00 - 16:00

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  10. Add Birds of Prey at Barley Hall to your Itinerary

    Birds of Prey at Barley Hall

    Off Stonegate

    Meet incredible birds of prey in a stunning medieval townhouse.

    Discover the role these birds played in Viking mythology and handle them with the assistance of trained staff.

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    Barley Hall, York

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    18 Feb 2020Open 10:00 - 05:00

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  11. Add Richard Hall Symposium to your Itinerary

    Richard Hall Symposium

    York St John University, York

    Hear about the latest fascinating research from leading Viking experts at the annual Festival Symposium. This day-long event is a rare opportunity for Viking enthusiasts to be immersed in the latest thinking about Viking culture and history.

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    23 Feb 2020Open 09:00 - 16:00

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  12. Add Jasper: Viking Dog Book Launch to your Itinerary

    Jasper: Viking Dog Book Launch

    Museum Street, York

    Exclusive book launch for the latest in Hilary Robinson's wonderful series.

    Charlie Tanner and his dog Jasper and their journey to explore established facts with belly laugh ideas about life as a Viking. Meet the author and Viking Harold Bluetooth,…

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    19 Feb 2020Open 14:00 -

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  13. Add Magic & Mystery: Seafaring Sagas and Spells to your Itinerary

    Magic & Mystery: Seafaring Sagas and Spells

    Off Stonegate

    Explore Norse beliefs about crossing perilous seas and discovering new shores.

    In this special addition to our Magic & Mystery exhibition at Barley Hall, only for JORVIK Viking Festival, find out how Vikings sought protection from the elements on…

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    Barley Hall, York

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    From:
    15 Feb 2020to23 Feb 2020Open 10:00 - 17:00

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  14. Add Little Diggers - Gudrid's Viking Voyages to your Itinerary

    Little Diggers - Gudrid's Viking Voyages

    York

    Discover tales of Viking voyages with a special Festival edition of Little Diggers.

    Explore where the Vikings travelled and what they'd need to take with them on their travels, in our fun and engaging activities for ages 3-5. The session includes…

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    15 Feb 2020Open 10:00 - 11:00
    From:
    19 Feb 2020Open 09:00 - 11:00

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  15. Add Little Diggers - Ingvar's Golden Quest to your Itinerary

    Little Diggers - Ingvar's Golden Quest

    York

    Hunt for Viking treasure with a special Viking Festival edition of Little Diggers.

    Discover a treasure map written in runes and learn about Ingvar the Far Travelled's hunt for gold, with these fun and engaging activities for ages 3-5. The session…

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    17 Feb 2020Open 10:00 - 11:00
    From:
    21 Feb 2020Open 10:00 - 11:00

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  16. Add Annual Strongest Viking Competition to your Itinerary

    Annual Strongest Viking Competition

    YORK

    The stakes are high for the annual Strongest Viking Competition - who will win a place on our Viking Captain's voyage across the high seas?
    With hammer-holding, leg-wrestling, hand-to-hand combat and more, join us to cheer on your favourite Viking…

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    22 Feb 2020Open 11:00 -

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  17. Add March to Coppergate to your Itinerary

    March to Coppergate

    York

    They've come from near and far to muster in their fearsome armies – now it's your chance to see hundreds of Viking warriors march through the city. With their war cries echoing around the streets, the March to Coppergate is a mighty sight to behold.

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    22 Feb 2020Open 13:30 - 14:30

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  18. Add Little Diggers - Bjorn's Sea Stories to your Itinerary

    Little Diggers - Bjorn's Sea Stories

    York

    Discover tales of Viking sea battles with a special Festival edition of Little Diggers.

    Hear thrilling tales of Bjorn Ironside's battles on sea and on land with these fun and engaging activities for ages 3-5. The session includes digging in our dig…

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    18 Feb 2020Open 10:00 - 11:00
    From:
    23 Feb 2020Open 10:00 - 11:00

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  19. Add Trichinopoly - Viking Wire Weaving Workshop to your Itinerary

    Trichinopoly - Viking Wire Weaving Workshop

    York

    Learn the Viking craft of wire weaving to make beautiful jewellery.

    New for this year, discover the delicate beauty of trichinopoly or Viking wire weaving. Led by JORVIK Viking Centre's resident expert, learn the basic techniques and create a…

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    From:
    18 Feb 2020to19 Feb 2020Various Opening Times

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  20. Add Banquet of the Voyagers to your Itinerary

    Banquet of the Voyagers

    York

    You are invited to feast alongside great voyagers of the Viking Age in the Hall of their descendants – the beautifully atmospheric Merchant Adventurers' Hall. As a Norse skald tells thrilling tales of Viking endeavours, enjoy three courses of…

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    From:
    15 Feb 2020Open 19:00 - 23:00

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  21. Add Helen Thirza Addyman Lecture: Viking Age and Medieval Trondheim to your Itinerary

    Helen Thirza Addyman Lecture: Viking Age and Medieval Trondheim

    York

    Discover the Viking history of the Viking trading town of Trondheim.

    Our guest speaker for 2020 is Chris McLees, archaeologist and researcher for NIKU (Norsk institutt for kulturminneforskning). In common with Jorvik, Trondheim comprised one of a…

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    From:
    19 Feb 2020Open 19:00 -

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