THE VIKINGS ARE COMING
Get Hands on with History – Go Berserk with the Vikings!
Saturday 16th to Sunday 17th September Threekingham – an Aveland Odyssey Free Event
A weekend to remember – what will you discover?
DIRECTIONS TO PUBLIC CAR PARKING
The entrance to the free car park is off Saltersway, Threekingham. Saltersway can only be accessed from the Mareham Lane (West) end.
The Event Field, and St Peters Church are a short walk from the car park.
Please note that the Parking Field and the Event Field are uneven underfoot, and are subject to prevailing weather conditions.
There will be limited Blue Badge Parking on the Event Field, please ask a marshall to direct you.
Toilets are available in the Event Field
The Event Programme and the Lecture Programme are to follow.
KICK OFF THE FESTIVAL WITH A FRIDAY EVENING TALK
A FREE LECTURE PROGRAMME THROUGHOUT THE FESTIVAL IN ST PETERS CHURCH
With the support of the Viking Society for Northern Research, we have been lucky to engage a variety of speakers to give a series of 8 informative and entertaining free talks on various aspects of the life and times of our Viking forefathers.
The Vikings and the Middle East: Trade, Crusade and a Meeting of Cultures
Dr Nicholas Morton is the course leader in History at Nottingham Trent University where he specialises in Medieval Near Eastern history. The author or editor of many books and articles, his most recent publication is The Mongol Storm: Making and Breaking Empires in the Medieval Near East (Basic Books, 2022). This book offers a multi-perspective history of the Mongol invasions into the Near East. He has also written extensively on the history of the Crusades including: The Field of Blood: The battle for Aleppo and the remaking of the Medieval Near East (Basic Books, 2018). Nic runs his own YouTube channel offering videos on these topics (Handle: @MedievalNearEast). You can follow him on social media and his Twitter handle is: @NicholasMorto11