Mini golf and slides in medieval cathedral in Britain

This summer, visitors to some of England’s most imposing and ancient cathedrals will find carnival rides, a mini golf course, a lunar landscape and a lifelike model of the Earth dangling from the ceiling. Inside Norwich Cathedral in the east of England, a colorful, 55-foot-tall slide — known as a helter skelter — winds past…

Viking’s Weekly

What’s up in Early Medieval Reenactment Upcoming events: Wikingertage Schleswig Frivillig – Lofotr Vikingfestival 2019 Podróże w czasie – wioska księcia Mieszka Event reports: Festival of Slavs and Vikings “Wolin-Jomsborg-Vineta” Vikingemarked i Hobro This week’s craftsman: Living History Crafts This week’s videos: Viking tattoos – interview with Uffe Berenth of Ginnungagap Art by Mathias Nordvig…

86 Early Medieval Skeletons Unearthed from Hidden Graveyard in Wales

During 2016, construction of a new road to connect a local highway with Coleg Menai’s Pencraig Campus in Anglesey, Wales, revealed the remains of 54 people dating to the early medieval period, approximately A.D. 800. Then, in 2017, an additional 32 individuals were uncovered nearby; bones and objects from this location dated to around A.D. 400. Continue…

Archaeologists find ‘Viking drinking hall’ during Orkney dig

The site, at Skaill Farmstead in Westness, Rousay, is believed to date back to the 10th Century and may have been used by the chieftain Sigurd. Stone walls, benches, pottery and a fragment of a Norse bone comb were found during the excavation. It is hoped the site could reveal much about diet, farming and fishing…