Viking and Anglo-Saxon
Explore the history of Viking and Anglo Saxon Britain with exhibitions, events, features, news and web resources gathered from hundreds of museums, archives and historic sites across the UK.
From mosaics and mints found beneath the cathedral to the remains of Roman barracks, Viking horns and unseen Gospels, a new exhibition in York spans 2,000 years.
Following the recent BBC series a major new Vikings exhibition opens at the National Museum of Scotland with over 500 artefacts from the Swedish History Museum.
Competition: Marc Morris's The Norman Conquest retells the story of 1066 in a compelling narrative that has had the critics singing its praises. Win a copy right here.
Two giant storybook pages tell tales of battles, royalty, ghosts and politics from the powerful ancient kingdom off the ancient Irish Sea.
Jorvik's Valhalla exhibition brings together key Viking burial findings and explores the latest archaeological research techniques to tell us more about our Norse forebears.
An award-winning archaeology project carried out by soldiers injured in Afghanistan has uncovered the skeletons of an Anglo-Saxon man and woman on Salisbury Plain.
The finale of the 27th Jorvik Viking Festival brings York's annual spectacular to a close in fittingly fiery fashion, featuring Best Beard and Strongman competitions, marches across the city......
Archaeologists working on the Hebridean Island of South Uist say they have amassed a “treasure trove” of new knowledge from buried settlements.
Find out how the Pagan Anglo-Saxon population of Bury St Edmunds would treat the dead at West Stow this weekend.
Culture24's sneak preview of some of the incredible objects inside the Yorkshire Museum, which reopened for Yorkshire Day on Sunday following a £2 million refurbishment.
The 34th year of the annual ceremony sees wins for the Manchester Museum's year-long investigation into Iron Age remains and the history-defying Staffordshire Hoard.
Anglo-Saxon, Egyptian and Mediterranean gems star in the reopened Lawrence Room at Girton College, Cambridge.
Artefacts including weaponry, toys and grooming accessories designed to accompany bodies into the afterlife on a Viking burial ship will be revealed at the Jorvik Viking Centre in York this May.
Jorvik Viking Centre re-opens with the annual eight-day Viking Festival of bloody battles, Nordic heroics and axemen on toilets on February 13 following a £1 million rebuild.
A campaign to keep The Staffordshire Hoard in the Midlands has received a boost of £300,000 from The Art Fund and a further £200,000 from Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent councils.