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February 14, 2015

Kid’s Film Club: Asterix & The Vikings

31st JORVIK Viking Festival 2015

A fun animated children’s film from the classic Asterix & Obelix story books – fast becoming a classic for kids and a sure-fire winner for this year’s festival!

Start: February 14, 2015 11:00 am
End: February 14, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £3.50 per person, children must be accompanied by an adult

February 16, 2015

Little Diggers: Visiting Vikings

Little Diggers

Come along for a special story and play session, aimed at children aged 2-5, and help our warriors dig for lost Viking finds and rummage through a Viking loot bag!

Start: February 16, 2015 10:00 am
End: February 16, 2015 11:00 am
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £3 per child (includes one accompanying adult)

February 17, 2015

Little Diggers: Norse Songs & Games

31st JORVIK Viking Festival 2015

See what Viking parties would have been like, and join in with the songs and games of old. Come along to sing, bash an instrument or try your hand with Viking games and toys!

Start: February 17, 2015 10:00 am
End: February 17, 2015 11:00 am
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £3 per child (includes one accompanying adult)

February 17, 2015

Viking Warrior Challenge for Children

31st JORVIK Viking Festival 2015

Test your strength and dexterity with a series of Viking themed games and challenges – the overall winner at the end of the week will receive a prize pack of goodies!

Start: February 17, 2015 11:00 am
End: February 17, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: Normal Admission Prices Apply.

February 17, 2015

The Winter Camp of the Viking Great Army – The Helen Thirza Addyman Lecture with Professor Julian D Richards

31st JORVIK Viking Festival 2015

This year’s Addyman lecture focuses on the Viking winter camp at Torksey. Join Professor Julian D Richards as he explores this hidden site & the finds uncovered

Start: February 17, 2015 7:00 pm
End: February 17, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £6 (£5 Friends of YAT)

February 18, 2015

Little Diggers: Valiant Viking Heroes

31st JORVIK Viking Festival 2015

Could you have been a hero in Viking times? This is your chance to meet a Viking warrior and learn how to slay monsters and save the day! Learn all about a Viking’s armour and design your own magical weapon for use on the battlefield. Could you earn a place in Valhalla?

Start: February 18, 2015 10:00 am
End: February 18, 2015 11:00 am
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £3 per child.

February 19, 2015

Norse Nålebinding Workshop (Beginners Class)

31st JORVIK Viking Festival 2015

Learn from expert Mari Wickets of Gothenburg Museum how to produce your own Viking hats and socks using the traditional Norse nålebinding method.

Start: February 19, 2015 10:00 am
End: February 19, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £10 per person.

February 19, 2015

Little Diggers: Dress Like A Viking

31st JORVIK Viking Festival 2015

Will you be a fierce warrior, a rich noblewoman or a lowly Viking thrall? Enjoy searching through our Viking costume basket, learn how fabric is made and have a go at creating your very own Viking brooch!

Start: February 19, 2015 10:00 am
End: February 19, 2015 11:00 am
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £3 per child (includes one accompanying adult)

February 19, 2015

Norse Tablet Weaving Workshop (Beginners Class)

31st JORVIK Viking Festival 2015

Expert Mari Wickerts of Gothenburg Museum will introduce this new workshop for 2015; a great opportunity for complete beginners interested in trying the traditional decorative craft used to adorn Viking clothing.

Start: February 19, 2015 2:00 pm
End: February 19, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £10 per person

February 20, 2015

Little Diggers: Norse Sagas and Stories

31st JORVIK Viking Festival 2015

Come along for a special story and play session, aimed at children aged 2-5, and help our warriors dig for lost Viking finds.

Start: February 20, 2015 10:00 am
End: February 20, 2015 11:00 am
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £3 per child.
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