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Journeys to the Underworld 2022

Our online concerts return! We launch with 'Journeys to the Underworld', the first in our winter series of themed online concerts, combining storytelling, poetry, folklore and more.

The Old Bulgaria Museum Collection / Стара България Музейна Сбирка

This bilingual (English and Bulgarian), richly illustrated book presents a selection of finds from the Stara Bulgaria Collection,.

Giants in Scandinavian Mythology and Folklore with Dr. Tommy Kuusela

A different perspective on giants, moving from Old Norse mythology to younger folklore accounts, and a discussion of similarities and differences.

Introduction to Dendrochronology in Maritime Archaeology

Through a balance of short lectures, demonstrations, practical hands-on sessions and underwater practicals, participants will gain an understanding of the role of dendrochronology within the discipline.

Armchair Archaeology: Digging Digitally with Dr. Lorna Richardson

A talk on how to discover your local historic environment from the comfort of your own home with Dr. Lorna Richardson.

Celtic Sociolinguistics Symposium IV & 4th Poznań Conference of Celtic Studies 2022

A forum for high quality papers on a variety of aspects of Celtic Studies, including histories of the Celtic regions, Welsh / Irish / Scottish Gaelic / Manx / Cornish / Breton literatures, Celtic folklore, archaeology, teaching of Celtic languages, and cultures of the Celtic countries.

Newport Medieval Ship Open Day – Celebrating the Ship’s 20th Discovery Anniversary

With much to see and do, bring the whole family and experience many activities, sights and sounds!

POSTPONED TO 2023 – Upton Viking Festival

During the weekend we’ll enjoy wonderful Viking themed activities including a living history Viking Encampment with MORE Vikings, Axe Throwing and Archery (both of which YOU can get involved), Birds of Prey, battle re-enactments along with Viking demonstration and crafts.

Subterranean Realms: Subterranean & Rock Cut Structures in Ancient & Medieval Times

We know who built some of these astonishing and mysterious structures, but others were built by unknown civilizations in prehistory for reasons that are debated among researchers. Some subterranean structures may have been built for initiation ceremonies or perhaps for acoustic reasons, or both.

Medieval Dead

Delve into the past as the Medieval Dead give up their secrets. Engaging accounts and background given by leaders in their field as well as reenactments help to flesh out these stories from accross the ages.

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