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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

 

24 May – 30 September 2012

The exhibition is now closed

Royal Patron:
HM Queen Elizabeth II

A Diamond Jubilee Celebration


Supported by

Saudi Equestrian Fund logo
Layan Cultural Foundation logo
Juddmonte Farm logo

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Video: My horse and me

My horse and me

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President of the British Horse Society, Martin Clunes; sculptor, Nic Fiddian-Green and founder of Wormwood Scrubs Pony Centre, Sister Mary-Joy Langdon introduce their horses and talk about what they mean to them.