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October 27, 2017

From Norse novels to tall tales: The Bloodaxe Book Challenge returns!

With storytelling a key part of Viking culture, tales of mythical creatures and heroic warriors would have been part of every Norse childhood, but their 21st century descendants are being set a novel challenge by the Vikings of JORVIK with the launch of this year’s Bloodaxe Book Challenge.

October 24, 2017

Growing the Viking army: local companies invited to join JORVIK Viking Festival Fringe 2018

With the next Viking invasion of York to take place in February, organisers of the JORVIK Viking Festival are inviting other attractions and businesses around the city to help create an extended Festival Fringe, with Viking-themed events, displays and activities.