"February break, Jorvik viking festival, York, Eng." Jorvik Viking Festival Tip by JoltingJoe

Jorvik Viking Festival, York: 3 reviews and 11 photos

by JoltingJoe
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Jorvik viking festival is a long established annual event that has appeal for all the family! There is a programme of events for you to follow most of them are free, but you can pay to participate in some very good events. I have been on the saga and song night which was excellent, the viking light spectacular with fire works display to finish. This year Im going on a coach tour to some churches ravaged by viking raids, which are on the outskirts of York and not usually easily accessible. If you are into the Vikings you can buy a range of jewellery or everyday objects, clothing, drinking and blowing horns, trinkets and leather drinking mugs. You can buy these goods at Barley Hall, the Jorvik centre or in Marquess in Sampson Square. On occassion they have talks by specialists talks by Archeologist at local seats of learning.
Visit Jorvik viking festival web page for a programme Visit the museum gardens for a free battle show that will keep the whole family amused all morning. For refreshments I recommend a pot of tea and sandwich from a cafe next to the market, you can sit upstairs with a nice view. Find the Black Swan on Peasholme Green for a nice pint in a very old pub!

Address: Start at the Jorvik viking museum
Directions: York City centre:Copper gate, Sampson Square, Museum Gardens, Barley Hall, Jorvik viking museum
Website: http://jscabk@aol.com

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 8, 2009
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