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York’s Viking Sock Becomes Part of ‘A History of the North in 100 Objects’

6th August, 2018

York’s Viking Sock Becomes Part of ‘A History of the North in 100 Objects’

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“It’s quite Norse, that!” – Viking flavours create new taste for botanical gin

27th June, 2018

“It’s quite Norse, that!” – Viking flavours create new taste for botanical gin

A unique collaboration between JORVIK Viking Centre and York Gin is set to have tastebuds tingling this month with the launch of Jorvik Botanicals, an exclusive new gift pack which provides the consumer with a delicious flavour of 10th century York.

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JORVIK’s Marketers Storm National Awards and Brings Back the Gold!

17th April, 2018

JORVIK’s Marketers Storm National Awards and Brings Back the Gold!

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One year on and JORVIK shows that the Vikings continue to be a tourism magnet for York

10th April, 2018

One year on and JORVIK shows that the Vikings continue to be a tourism magnet for York

The Norse warriors and managers of JORVIK Viking Centre will be raising a celebratory glass of mead as figures are revealed for the first year since a re-imagined attraction re-opened its doors to the public.

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Watlington Hoard joins displays at JORVIK Viking Centre

9th February, 2018

Watlington Hoard joins displays at JORVIK Viking Centre

A collection from one of the most significant Viking hoards ever discovered in this country has gone on display at the JORVIK Viking Centre.

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More Awards Success for JORVIK’s ‘Return of the Vikings’ Marketing Campaign

10th January, 2018

More Awards Success for JORVIK’s ‘Return of the Vikings’ Marketing Campaign

The successful relaunch campaign for the world-famous JORVIK Viking Centre has been shortlisted in two categories in the prestigious national Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Marketing Excellence Awards 2018.

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Viking invasion brings hoard to York for JORVIK Viking Festival

7th December, 2017

Viking invasion brings hoard to York for JORVIK Viking Festival

As Viking enthusiasts from around the world prepare to gather in York for the annual JORVIK Viking Festival next February, this year’s theme – exploring the Vikings’ arrival in York in AD866 – has received an extra boost with confirmation that one of the most important Viking hoards found on British shores will be joining the displays at JORVIK Viking Centre.

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Marketing Award Success for ‘Kings of the North’

13th November, 2017

Marketing Award Success for ‘Kings of the North’

The team behind the successful re-launch campaign for JORVIK Viking Centre have scooped a handful of awards at the prestigious Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Northern Awards.

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Return of the Vikings Heralds’ Prestigious Marketing Award Nod

1st November, 2017

Return of the Vikings Heralds’ Prestigious Marketing Award Nod

JORVIK Viking Centre’s ‘Return of the Vikings’ marketing campaign, which launched the re-imagined visitor experience this April, has been shortlisted in three categories for the influential Northern CIM Awards.

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Viking Brothers Prepare for Anniversary of Invasion

1st November, 2017

Viking Brothers Prepare for Anniversary of Invasion

Today, three brothers – Halfdan Ragnarsson, Ubba Ragnarsson and Ivarr the Boneless – returned to the city to start the countdown to the next Viking invasion – the JORVIK Viking Festival 2018, which runs 12 – 18 February 2018.

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