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JORVIK Viking Festival 2020

15th February - 23rd February 2020

JORVIK Viking Festival 2020

Visit York in February 2020 for an exciting programme of events, including living history encampments, markets, workshops, talks, tours and dramatic combat performances.

Highlights, 

Vikings in the encampment

15th February - 23rd February 2020

Viking Encampment

Meet the Vikings who have gathered in Jorvik!

Family Friendly,  Free,  Highlights,  Living History, 

Viking sea serpent on Middleton cross

15th February - 23rd February 2020

Magic & Mystery: Seafaring Sagas and Spells

Discover Norse beliefs about sorcerers, shapeshifters and sea monsters.

Exhibitions,  Family Friendly, 

Have a go sword JORVIK Viking festival 2020

15th February - 23rd February 2020

Have a Go Sword

Prepare for battle with our sword-fighting activity

Family Friendly,  Hands On, 

St Sampson's square JORVIK Viking Festival

15th February - 23rd February 2020

St Sampson’s Square

Come along to St Sampson's Square for family friendly Viking fun

Family Friendly,  Free, 

Your Dig: Help for Heroes

15th February - 23rd February 2020

YourDIG: Help for Heroes

Experience art, music, artefacts, poetry and more on the theme of Viking travel and trade

Exhibitions,  Family Friendly, 

City tour viking history of york

15th February - 21st February 2020

City Tour: The Development of Jorvik – 10.30-12

Join your Viking guide on a tour of Viking and Saxon York.

Talks & Tours,  Walks, 

City tour viking history of york

15th February - 21st February 2020

City Tour: The Development of Jorvik – 3.30-5

Join your Viking guide on a tour of Viking and Saxon York.

Talks & Tours,  Walks, 

Viking family riddle tour

15th February - 21st February 2020

Family City Tour: Viking Riddle Challenge!

Kids will love exploring York via genuine Viking and Saxon riddles, led by a Viking guide!

Family Friendly,  Talks & Tours,  Walks, 

Ingvar the far Travelled's quest for gold

17th February 2020

Little Diggers – Ingvar’s Golden Quest

Enjoy Viking crafting and story telling about Ingvar the Far Travelled

Family Friendly,