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Royal Armouries Museum

Legends: Harald Hardrada

Action-packed themed weekend
13th October - 10:00 am - 14th October - 5:00 pm
Free

An action-packed themed weekend about the King of Norway who battled for the English throne in 1066.

Inspired by our global collection, the Legends event season explores mighty and mysterious warrior legends from cultures around the world through storytelling, performances, combat demonstrations, music, film and activities for all ages.

Programme

10am – 4pm

Battle of Stamford Bridge tapestry display

10am – 4pm

Object-handling opportunities

10.30am

Storytelling for our younger visitors

11am – 4pm

Axe-throwing demonstrations

11am

Family film screening / Asterix and the Vikings

11am – 3pm

Craft activities: Shield painting

11.30am

Talk: Secrets of the sword

12noon

Storytelling: Harald Hardrada

12.30pm

Dane axe demonstration

1pm

Film screening

1pm

Talk

2pm

Combat demo: Vikings v Saxons

2.30pm

Talk: Stamford Bridge

3pm

Talk: Harald Hardrada

3.30pm

Talk: Battle of Hastings

5pm – Saturday only

Performance storytelling / ticketed event

Royal Armouries reserves the right to change the programme without prior notification.

Legends Prize Draw Competition

Pick up your Legends sticker booklet, collect all the stickers and you could win a legendary prize.

Collect 5 different Legend stickers to enter the prize draw.

Prizes


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