Meet the Vikings at York Minster this half term

There’s no escaping Vikings this February half term in York. Not only are they taking over town for the JORVIK Viking Festival, but they’re even visiting York Minster from February 21st to 23rd. Head along to York’s most stunning land mark to handle authentic and replica Viking artefacts, learn how to play a Viking board game and discover more about the mystery that is York Minster during the Viking period. Find out more about Vikings and their relationship with Christianity at one of the short spotlight talks at 12 noon and 2pm, or listen to Viking storytelling at 11am and 1pm.

Fancy a spot of Viking crafting? Visit York Minster on Wednesday 22nd February to create a Viking longboat and launch your vessel on its maiden voyage in a little pool inside the Chapter House. Suitable for children aged 5+, this drop-in family craft workshop runs from 10am to 3pm and costs £2.50 per participant (standard admission charges apply).

York Minster admission ticket lasts for 12 months. Family 12-month ticket from £10 (valid for up to 4 children visiting the Minster with 1 adult). FREE admission to Minster for York residents with York card. Visit the York Minster website for details

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