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To celebrate Vikings Live, we have replaced our Roman alphabet with the runic alphabet used by the Vikings, the Scandinavian ‘Younger Futhark’. The ‘Younger Futhark’ has only 16 letters, so we have used some of the runic letters more than once or combined two runes for one Roman letter.

For an excellent introduction to runes, we recommend Martin Findell’s book published by British Museum Press.

More information about how we have ‘runified’ this site


Gallery session
Eating and drinking in Roman Britain


2013-14 sessions

May 2014

Tuesday 6 May

Wednesday 7 May

June 2014

Tuesday 24 June

Wednesday 25 June

September 2014

Friday 19 September

Saturday 20 September