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Explore the Jorvik Group

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JORVIK Workshops

Our 45-minute workshop sessions are specially designed to spark your pupils’ interest in the past by exploring a variety of fun and interesting themes.

For the safety and comfort of our schools and staff whilst COVID-19 social distancing guidance is in place, we cannot offer our usual workshop activities, but we are launching a new Viking-themed workshop, Viking Life, available to all schools booking whilst social distancing guidelines are in place. This workshop has been specially designed to offer pupils an engaging and interactive session with our Vikings in a safe and hygienic way.

Viking Life

Raiding, trading and belief all come under the spotlight in this new workshop that examines Viking life in times of war and peace. Join our Viking host to hear stories of gruesome battles, clever crafting, and the gods and monsters of Norse mythology. Your class will also get to see fascinating replicas of artefacts up close and in the hands of our skilled Viking team.

Our Viking workshops take place at DIG, just 5 minutes’ walk from JORVIK Viking Centre.

If you are interested in exploring a particular theme of Viking life further, you can now experience a wide range of interactive learning sessions from the comfort of your classroom on your return to school- take a look at our new virtual outreach offer to learn more.

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