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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

 

Digital workshop
Reshuffling the deck: card game workshop

Sunday 19 January,
11.00–13.00 & 14.00–16.00
Samsung Centre

This event is fully booked

Sponsored by Samsung

Recommend this event

Learn about card games from around the world, and work with a professional games designer to create your own personalised deck of cards to take home.

Sessions last 120 mins.

Age: 7+


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