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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, 

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, 

22nd February - 23rd February 2020

Fringe Event – Arty Farty

The artists from Arty Farty will help you to make your very own mystical rune stones to take home.

Fringe, 

Viking crafting for kids

22nd February - 23rd February 2020

Viking Crafting for Kids

Try your hand at Viking crafting!

Family Friendly,  Hands On,