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May 21, 2016

Jorvik: Life and Death

Jorvik: Life and Death exhibition at York Theatre Royal

Located on the site of the medieval St Leonard’s Hospital, now home to the newly-refurbished York Theatre Royal, this intriguing exhibition explores the practices of those involved in providing care and remedies in the Viking period and the years that followed.

Start: May 21, 2016 11:00 am
End: December 31, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: York Theatre Royal
Phone: 01904 615505
St Leonard's Place, York, YO1 7HD, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

June 25, 2016

Jorvik: Home and Abroad

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Working in partnership with York Museums Trust, The JORVIK Group invites you to discover the hustle and bustle of Viking-age York in this special exhibition exploring trade, industry and everyday life in the city over 1,000 years ago.

Start: June 25, 2016 10:00 am
End: February 28, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: York St. Mary's
Phone: 01904 615505
Coppergate Centre, York, YO1 9RN, United Kingdom
Cost: Adults £5*, Conc. £3*, Children (0-15) Free

August 1, 2016

Jorvik: Treasures and Belief

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Discover the impact the foundation of the early Christian church had on Viking society and the beautiful objects inspired by the old and new religion at this special exhibition.

Start: August 1, 2016 10:00 am
End: December 31, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: The Undercroft, York Minster
Phone: 01904 615505
Deangate, York, YO1 7HH, United Kingdom
Cost: Normal Admission Prices Apply

September 29, 2016

The Man Who Would Be King: Harald Hardrada, Jerusalem, and 1066 with Justin Hill

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Join us for a lively and engaging talk with author Justin Hill, winner of both Sunday Times and Washington Post Book of the Year, as he retraces the achievements of the Norwegian king, who died just outside York at the Battle of Stamford Bridge almost 950 years to the day.

Start: September 29, 2016 6:00 pm
End: September 29, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Barley Hall
Phone: 01904 615505
2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 8AR, United Kingdom
Cost: £5.50 per person

October 20, 2016

Exploring Viking York and Anglo-Saxon England with Bernard Cornwell


The City of York comes to the fore once again in Bernard Cornwell’s new novel The Flame Bearer, the tenth book in the hugely popular The Last Kingdom series recently adapted by the BBC. The bestselling author will be coming to St Olave’s School to discuss the North of England’s rich history, and how his own local origins inspired the writing of this series.

Start: October 20, 2016 7:00 pm
End: October 20, 2016 8:30 pm
Venue: Shepherd's Hall
Phone: 01904 620784
St Olave's School, Marygate,, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 7BJ, United Kingdom
Cost: £5.00

February 20, 2017

33rd JORVIK Viking Festival

The vikings return to york from 20th to 26th February 2017

The Vikings return in February Half Term 2017 to help bring back to life one of the most exciting periods of the city’s history!

Start: February 20, 2017 8:00 am
End: February 26, 2017 10:00 pm
Venue: JORVIK Viking Centre
Phone: 01904 615505
Coppergate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9WT, United Kingdom
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