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Event List Calendar

February 20, 2017

Meet the Experts: From Dig to Display – Archaeological Conservation

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Join the Conservation team from York Archaeological Trust as they explain the techniques they use to investigate and stabilise archaeological objects.

Start: February 20, 2017 10:00 am
End: February 20, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: Barley Hall
Address:
Coffee Yard, York, YO1 8AR, United Kingdom
Cost: Included in Barley Hall admission

February 20, 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 20, 2017 10:00 am
End: February 20, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: Coppergate
Address:
Coppergate Walk, York, YO1 9WT, United Kingdom
Cost: FREE

February 20, 2017

Little Diggers: Viking Toys and Games

Book your tickets now for this Little Diggers Event

***SOLD OUT***
Come along to our play and learn sessions for 2 – 5 year olds and try your hand at some one thousand year old Viking games, including the board game Hnefatafl (or King’s Table), and see what toys Viking children played with.

Start: February 20, 2017 10:00 am
End: February 20, 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 20, 2017

Have-a-go Sword Combat

A Viking teaches the art of sword combat

A chance for younger Vikings to get a taste for the art of sword fighting!

Start: February 20, 2017 10:00 am
End: February 20, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: Parliament Street Marquee
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
Parliament Street, York, YO1 8RU, United Kingdom
Cost: £3.50 per activity

February 20, 2017

Have-a-go Archery

Learn the skills of archery at this event

A chance for young Vikings to get a taste of what it was like to be a 10th century warrior learning archery!

Start: February 20, 2017 10:00 am
End: February 20, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: Parliament Street Marquee
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
Parliament Street, York, YO1 8RU, United Kingdom
Cost: £3.50 per person per activity

February 20, 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 20, 2017 10:00 am
End: February 20, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: DIG
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: Normal admission costs apply

February 20, 2017

Festival Hub: Exhibitions, Entertainment and General Information

Visitors at the Festival Hub

Explore all that’s on offer across the festival with our friendly team of festival volunteers, on hand to answer all your questions and point you in the right direction in the beautiful surroundings of the Yorkshire Yurt.

Start: February 20, 2017 11:00 am
End: February 20, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: St Sampson's Square Yurt
Address:
St Sampson's Square, York, YO1 8QT, United Kingdom

February 20, 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 20, 2017 12:00 pm
End: February 20, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: DIG
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: Normal DIG Admission Costs Apply

February 20, 2017

Festival Walking Tour- 2,000 Years of History in 2,000 Steps

Discover the History of York on this famous landmark

Learn about York’s historic streets and buildings from a different point of view.

Start: February 20, 2017 1:00 pm
End: February 20, 2017 2:00 pm
Venue: Richard III Experience
Address:
Goodramgate, York, YO1 7LQ, United Kingdom
Cost: Adult £4.50, Concessions £3.50

February 21, 2017

Meet the Experts: Site Investigations

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Join us at Barley Hall and discover what really happens during an archaeological dig. Experts will be on hand to show techniques and how they are applied from the inception of a project all the way to walking off site with the results.

Start: February 21, 2017 10:00 am
End: February 21, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: Barley Hall
Address:
Coffee Yard, York, YO1 8AR, United Kingdom
Cost: Included in Barley Hall admission
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