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Tales of the Vikings

Tuesday 19 February, 2019, 1pm-3pm

Venue: Hull and East Riding Museum

Storytelling was an important part of Viking life.  The sagas Vikings told, were tales about the gods or great deeds people had done.  Skalds (Viking storytellers) memorised these stories or poems and performed them to groups.  Some skalds would travel to different lands to tell…

Viking Voyagers

Thursday 21 February 2019, 1pm-3pm

Venue: Hull and East Riding Museum

Vikings are well known as fearless warriors and raiders. They were also excellent sailors who travelled the seas: voyagers exploring new lands.  They sailed in large wooden longships which were often decorated to strike fear into their enemies.  Come along to this session where you…