Calendar of Events

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February 26, 2017

Informal Lunch and Talk “The Cult of St Olaf in England”

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Informal lunch organised by St Olave’s congregation, with an illustrated talk by Canon John Toy on “The Cult of St Olaf in England”.

Start: February 26, 2017 12:30 pm
End: February 26, 2017 2:00 pm
Venue: St. Olave's Church
Phone: 01904 630910
Address:
Marygate, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 7BZ, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

February 26, 2017

Prepare for the Vikings!

Enjoy the legends of Bloodaxe's world through traditional family storytelling.

In preparation for the Yorkshire Museum’s major new exhibition – VIKING: Rediscover the Legend which launches 19th May 2017, come along and create your own collage of a display using images from their Viking collection.

Start: February 26, 2017 11:00 am
End: February 26, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum
Phone: 01904 687687
Address:
Museum Gardens, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7FR, United Kingdom
Cost: Normal Admission Costs Apply

February 26, 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 26, 2017 10:00 am
End: February 26, 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 26, 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 26, 2017 10:00 am
End: February 26, 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 26, 2017

Richard Hall Symposium: Vikings on Display

Returning to York from 20th to 26th February 2017

The 2017 Richard Hall Symposium welcomes speakers from across the Viking world to discuss this year’s theme of ‘Vikings on Display’.

Start: February 26, 2017 9:00 am
End: February 26, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: York St John's University
Address:
Lord Mayor's Walk, York, YO31 7EX, United Kingdom
Cost: £30, £25 Concessions/Friends of YAT

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

February 25, 2017

Guided Historic Pub Walk

An evening of food, drink and (of course) Vikings awaited guests at the historic Merchant Taylors' Hall.

From the 8th to the 20th centuries, discover York’s beer & pub heritage by taking a guided walk through York City Centre.

Start: February 25, 2017 3:00 pm
End: February 25, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Royal Oak
Address:
18 Goodramgate, York, YO1 7LG, United Kingdom
Cost: £5.00 Adult | £4.00 Conc.

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

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
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