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Midgardsblot is a Viking metal music festival held at Borre in Norway. In 2016, the festival includes much more than music, with seminars on photography and a screening of the film 'Trace'. There are also living history activities.

Photo blog following the progress of the construction of the Viking House and Garden at the National Botanic Gardens, Dublin (Recreating the Architecture, Ecology & Experience of Dublin's Townhouses, AD 1014). Includes an account of the Viking Age…

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The Njardar Viking group's website. They are a living history group who present Viking Age history.

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Norstead Viking Village is a living history museum near L'Anse-aux-Meadows.

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Odinsøy Vikinglag is a Viking reenactment and living history group

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Olavs Menn is a Christian Viking living history group in Norway

Ornavik is a living history museum where you can visit houses built using tenth- and eleventh-century techniques. It includes a Viking camp, a Carolingian village, and an eleventh-century style motte and bailey castle.

Video by Vimeo user Philip BromwellforRTÉ about theconstruction of the Viking House and Garden at the National Botanic Gardens, Dublin (Recreating the Architecture, Ecology & Experience of Dublin's Townhouses, AD 1014).
In dieser Sendung besuchen wir das grösste Vikingsmuseum in Norwegen: Lofotr. Dieses befindet sich auf den Lofoten bei Borg.

A Swiss video about visiting the Viking Museum at Lofoten.


A report on the Viking reenactment event 'Times & Epochs 2016'

The Yorkshire Museum of History includes the Danelaw Centre for Living History as part of its displays and services for schools. The museum is set up to provide a range of period-specific, hands-on activities aimed at schools.

Rebecca Boyd (Independent), Rebecca Boyd (Independent), ‘ Opening a Door to the Past: Accessing the Knowledge Base of Historical Re-enactors’. Chaired by Deise Medieval. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC,…

A reconstruction of a long-house from 980 AD at Ribe VikingCenter, part of the 'Great Farm' area of the Center. According to the Ribe VikingCenter, itfollows the Trelleborg-Fyrkat model, and is built of 160 solid oak trunks with a roof made of 5000…

This is an interpretative reconstruction of vǫlva (or seeresse's) dwelling at Ribe VikingCenter. This building is inhabited by a re-enactor who holds pagan (or Ásatrú) beliefs, to add to the authenticity of the setting ant the rituals…

Reconstruction of a Níðstang outside the vǫlva's dwelling in Ribe VikingCenter. The Níðstang was a deeply insulting public act of scorn, and is represented in the sagas as a carved pole covered with a horse's head. The scorn of…

Reconstructed garden from the ninth century, tended by volunteers at the Ribe VikingCenter. Plants are grown in a traditional manner, and only varieties known to the Vikings are grown - including beans, leeks, garlic and herbs. For more information…

Blacksmithing was a vital trade in the Viking Age, producing everything from the tools for working the land, to the clinch-nails of Viking ships and expensive swords and mail. The blacksmith may also have been a revered figure, and associated with…

Glass bead-making is one of the traditional Viking-Age crafts carried out at the Viking Marketplace in the Ribe Viking-Center. Colourful beads have been found throughout the Viking World, and were an important luxury item.For more information about…

Silversmith at the Viking Market at Ribe VikingCenter. Silver jewellery based on Viking-Age designs are produced using traditional methods and sold at the Viking Market in the Ribe VikingCenter. Silver (rather than gold) was used as the main currency…
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