Vikings: An artefact's view
The popular image of the Vikings is one of wild, violent raiders. However, an exploration of some of the most remarkable artefacts held in museum collections around the world reveals a more complex society – one comprising of pioneering explorers and master metalworkers who established a far-reaching trade network.
Beer and Beowulf
Beer and poetry often went together in Anglo-Saxon England and the hall was celebrated as the place of community and creativity. Come and join us in the beorsele or beer-hall of the Duke of York pub for our annual evening of Anglo-Saxon beer and poetry.
Medieval Magic: Transformations and transmutations
From alchemy to the healing properties of plants, protective charms to stories about shapeshifters, explore different ideas about magic and the supernatural in the medieval period.