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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, 

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, 

15th February - 23rd February 2020

Fringe Event – The Dragon’s Trail

Siggy, the Lord Mayor’s dragon has gone missing – and needs your help to find him before it’s too late! Where is he hiding? Can you solve the puzzles and track him down?

Fringe, 

17th February - 22nd February 2020

Fringe Event – York Army Museum

Free admission to York Army Museum with a JORVIK admission ticket.

Fringe, 

St Sampson's square JORVIK Viking Festival

19th February - 23rd February 2020

Saga Storytelling & Combat

See hilarious retellings of Viking stories!

Family Friendly,  Free,  On Stage, 

10th century traders of jewellery and weapons

21st February - 23rd February 2020

10th Century Traders

Transport yourself to the 10th Century city and meet traders from all over the Viking world.

Family Friendly, 

21st February - 23rd February 2020

Fringe Event – The York Viking Market

The York Viking Market returns for 2020!

Fringe,