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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
Arduino workshop

Sunday 30 March,
11.00–16.30
Samsung Centre

This event is fully booked

Sponsored by Samsung

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Explore objects from around the Museum, then build your own interactive version using the cutting-edge Arduino toolkit to bring your project to life.

This workshop is run in collaboration with Codasign and includes 60 mins for lunch (not provided).

13–18 participants must bring a signed permission form. This can be downloaded from the website.

This workshop is suitable for ages 13–15.

Age: 13–18

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