viking age

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.

An Evening in Asgard – The Home of the Norse Gods with Lena Heide-Brennand

This on-line event will be an evening of captivating tales about the main characters of Asgard and the creatures that existed alongside them.

Viking Knit for Beginners

A great Viking knit class for beginners.

Viking Knit for Beginners

A great Viking knit class for beginners.

Bill Arnott – Gone Viking

Bill Arnott discusses 'Gone Viking' and 'Gone Viking II', guiding us on an epic literary odyssey following history’s most feared and misunderstood voyageurs: the Vikings. Prepare yourself for an armchair adventure like no other!

GreyBeards Viking Experience

Come spend the day with King GreyBeard May 21-22 and enjoy re-enactors, ax-throwing, great music, a little Viking corner, mounted archery, highland game demos, fire dancer, great food and drink, and end your night with an immersive Viking dinner theater experience.

Talk: Dr Rebecca Boyd ‘The best seat in the house? Being at home in Viking-Age Waterford.’

29/04/2022 Dr Rebecca Boyd ‘The best seat in the house? Being at home in Viking-Age Waterford.’

Men of Terror: Viking Combat

About one thousand years ago, a man named Fraði died in Sweden. His kinsmen raised a granite runestone to his memory in Denmark. The inscription tells us that Fraði was the“first among all Vikings” and that he was a “terror of men.” What did Fraði do that caused him to be memorialized with this stone? What was this society that immortalized men like Fraði in a stone that has stood for one thousand years, people who were men of terror?

Strangford Lough Viking Festival 2022

Make sure to save the date and look out for full festival details, which will be launched later this month online at visitardsandnorthdown.com and visitmournemountains.co.uk Embrace your inner Viking and join the invasion this March!

River Kings: A New History of the Vikings from Scandinavia to the Silk Roads (2022)

Follow an epic story of the Viking Age that traces the historical trail of an ancient piece of jewelry found in a Viking grave in England to its origins thousands of miles east in India.

That Jorvik Viking Thing 2022

The world's largest on-line Viking Event is Back for 2022! Our digital celebration of all things Viking will return from 19-27 February 2022!

Scandinavia in the Age of Vikings (2021)

In Scandinavia in the Age of Vikings, Jón Viðar Sigurðsson returns to the Viking homeland, Scandinavia, highlighting such key aspects of Viking life as power and politics, social and kinship networks, gifts and feasting, religious beliefs, women's roles, social classes, and the Viking economy, which included farming, iron mining and metalworking, and trade.

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