The Vikings Were Here

More than 300 children from five East Anglian schools each spent three days immersed in Viking history through art, drama, role play and a visit to the British Museum.

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Typical jewellery of the Viking era included amulets in the shape of Thor's hammer. The children made their own amulets from copper sheeting.

Viking Heritage

The Viking era spanned roughly 300 years in Great Britain, leaving a rich cultural legacy.

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Children tried a variety of Viking-era crafts during their visit to West Stow, including weaving.

Hands-On Experience

More than 300 children from five East Anglian schools each experienced three days of Viking life.

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Child wearing a Viking helmet.

Teaching the Vikings

We've developed free lesson plans for Key Stage 2, tailored to the UK's National Curriculum.

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