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JORVIK Viking Festival 2016

A city-wide celebration of York’s Viking heritage, in the largest Viking festival in Europe! 15th–21st Feb 2016.


A week of festivities this February half term. Join in the action as hundreds of Vikings from all over the world descend on York for the Annual JORVIK Viking Festival. Events include:

  • See a longship kitted out for war
  • Discover the animals the Vikings reared in the city
  • Gather in the Story Tent to hear exciting tales about the famous King Canute
  • Try your hand at a range of fun and historical crafts, games, competitions and activities
  • Have-a-go sword combat
  • Test your strength and dexterity with a series of Viking themed games and challenges

The full festival programme and ticket sales are online at www.jorvik-viking-festival.co.uk