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February 25, 2017

Annual Strongest Viking Competition

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The crème de la crème of Viking warriors from across the globe will descend on York for the chance to be crowned the Strongest Viking!

Start: February 25, 2017 10:00 am
End: February 25, 2017 12:00 pm
Venue: Coppergate
Address:
Coppergate Walk, York, YO1 9WT, United Kingdom
Cost: FREE

February 25, 2017

10th Century Traders at St Sampson’s Square Yurt

Viking Traders gather for the Festival

Vikings from around the world gather in the heart of Viking York to sell their wares.

Start: February 25, 2017 10:00 am
End: February 25, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: St Sampson's Square Yurt
Address:
St Sampson's Square, York, YO1 8QT, United Kingdom
Cost: £2.00, Concessions £1.50, Family £5.00, Re-enactors 50p

February 25, 2017

10th Century Traders at the Parliament Street Marquee

Viking Traders gather for the Festival

Vikings from around the world gather in the heart of Viking York to sell their wares.

Start: February 25, 2017 10:00 am
End: February 25, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: Parliament Street Marquee
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
Parliament Street, York, YO1 8RU, United Kingdom
Cost: £2.00, Concessions £1.50, Family £5.00, Re-enactors 50p

February 25, 2017

Animal Steading

A chicken being held at JORVIK Viking Festival

Discover the animals the Vikings reared up-close in the DIG garden. With special child-friendly talks on offer throughout the day exploring how important the rearing of animals was to the Vikings!

Start: February 25, 2017 10:00 am
End: February 25, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: DIG
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: Normal admission costs apply

February 25, 2017

Coppergate Encampment

viking armourer

Join the hustle and bustle of Viking life at a special living history experience in the heart of York. Discover just how the Norse settlers lived, what they traded and what they wore.

Start: February 25, 2017 10:00 am
End: February 25, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: Coppergate
Address:
Coppergate Walk, York, YO1 9WT, United Kingdom
Cost: FREE

February 25, 2017

Little Diggers: Viking Heroes

Become a Viking Hero at this Little Diggers event

Could you have been a Viking hero? Hear the saga of Eric Bloodaxe’s deeds, learn how to be a warrior, and make your very own Viking shield!

Start: February 25, 2017 10:00 am
End: February 25, 2017 11:00 am
Venue: DIG
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £3.50 per child (with one accompanying adult per ticket)

February 25, 2017

March to Coppergate

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See the Vikings of Eric Bloodaxe’s army muster and march through York’s ancient streets to Coppergate in a spectacular show of strength.

Start: February 25, 2017 12:00 pm
End: February 25, 2017 1:30 pm
Venue: Departing from Dean's Park
Address:
by York Minster, York, YO1 7JN, United Kingdom
Cost: FREE

February 25, 2017

Viking Crafting

Discover Beautiful Viking Wares at this special event

Craft the Viking way! Join us at DIG and have a go at wire jewellery making, badge making and making your own clay pottery.

Start: February 25, 2017 12:00 pm
End: February 25, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: DIG
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: Normal DIG Admission Costs Apply

February 25, 2017

Best Beard Competition

Can you be the 2017 Best Beard Champion?

Now in it’s 9th year, the annual Best Beard Competition is a highlight of JORVIK Viking Festival finale weekend

Start: February 25, 2017 2:30 pm
End: February 25, 2017 3:30 pm
Venue: Coppergate
Address:
Coppergate Walk, York, YO1 9WT, United Kingdom
Cost: FREE

February 25, 2017

Festival Finale – Bloodaxe’s Last Stand

Returning to York from 20th to 26th February 2017

***SOLD OUT***
Thrilling live battle action awaits you as Eric Bloodaxe fights for his life at an extraordinary display of living history with hundreds of Viking warriors taking to the field.

Start: February 25, 2017 6:00 pm
End: February 25, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: Eye of York
Address:
Castle Green, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9RY, United Kingdom
Cost: Adult £13.50 | Conc. £10.50 | Family of Four* £40.50 | Family of Five** £52.50
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