Viking festival in Heysham

The fourth Heysham Viking Festival will be taking place on Saturday and Sunday (July 20 and 21 ) from 10.30am.

Thursday, 18th July 2019, 9:46 am
Updated Thursday, 18th July 2019, 10:46 am
Heysham Viking Festival. Ulfrich Vaskrson practices his battle cry. PIC BY ROB LOCK 16-7-2016

This annual event attracts hordes of history lovers from across the region to Heysham village.

There will be a living history encampment, parade, battle re-enactment, fairground, weapons display, craft stalls, combat competition, and food.

There will also be history tours, talks, guided walks and children’s activities over the course of the two days.

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The weapons display and battle re-enactments, are brought by a team of Viking re-enactors from across the UK.

There will also be a range of craft and food stalls and a fun fair. Admission is free.