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august, 2019

24aug(aug 24)11:00 am26(aug 26)5:00 pmVikings at Whitby Abbey

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Come and face the marauding Vikings as they continue their wave of terror along the north east coast.

Explore their encampment and witness spectacular displays of combat. Hear tales of daring conquests and learn about the weapons and skills that made the Vikings feared throughout Europe. There will even be a chance for your young warriors to learn some battle skills and take part in their own Viking skirmish.

Make sure to book your tickets before 23rd August to receive 10% discount.

Timetable

10.00am – Living History Encampment opens

Explore the authentic Viking encampment in the grounds of the Abbey, open until 5pm.

11.00am – Skirmish (Main arena)

Hear the clash of swords, witness the struggle of warrior on warrior and see superior swordsmanship as our Vikings are discovered!

11.30am – Training Circles (Main arena)

Practical battle training with the last man standing declared as the winner.

12noon – Junior Vikings (Main arena)

The Vikings started them young. Come and train to be a mini-warrior!

1.30pm – Weaponry Displays (Main arena)

Hear all about the weapons used by the Vikings and see them in action.

2.00pm – Hrothgar’s story

Watch the comical saga as it unfolds!

2.30pm – Junior Vikings (Main arena)

The Vikings started them young. Come and train to be a mini-warrior!

3.45pm – Main Battle (Main arena)

This is it! Watch all our Vikings battle it out in the main arena.

Time

24 (Saturday) 11:00 am - 26 (Monday) 5:00 pm

Location

Whitby Abbey

Abbey Lane, Whitby, YO22 4JT

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