Explore the Jorvik Group

Magic & Mystery

From 22nd June 2018 - 22nd June 2019 | 9:00am - 5:00pm daily | Barley Hall

Magic & Mystery

Magic & Mystery is a new exhibition at Barley Hall that explores the often fine line between science, religion and magic in medieval society.

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Meet the Experts: Conservation

20th February 2019 | 10:00am - 4:00pm | Barley Hall

Meet the Experts: Conservation

Drop in to meet members of the York Archaeological Trust Conservation team, who will be demonstrating their latest tools and techniques and answering your questions about conserving archaeological treasures.

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Seers and Shamans: Magic in the Viking Age

From 20th February - 27th February 2019 | 10:00am - 4:00pm daily | Barley Hall

Seers and Shamans: Magic in the Viking Age

What did the Vikings think about magic and the supernatural?

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Mead Tasting

20th February 2019 | 7:30am - 9:30pm | Barley Hall

Mead Tasting

Discover your new favourite drink! Learn about the cultural and historical significance of mead, a honey-based drink beloved in the Viking era, Middle Ages and now the 21st century.

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25 Years of Vicious Vikings – with Terry Deary

20th February 2019 | 11:00am - 4:00pm | Barley Hall

25 Years of Vicious Vikings – with Terry Deary

Join Terry Deary in the atmospheric surroundings of Barley Hall for a special signing and chance to celebrate 25 years of Vicious Vikings.

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Meet The Experts: Pottery

21st February 2019 | 10:00am - 4:00pm | Barley Hall

Meet The Experts: Pottery

Drop in to meet Anne Jenner, who will be bringing the York Archaeological Trust’s pottery collection for you to explore.

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Birds of Prey

22nd February 2019 | 10:00am - 5:00pm | Barley Hall

Birds of Prey

Birds of prey featured heavily in Norse sagas and Viking mythology – now you can get up close with these stunning creatures at Barley Hall.

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Meet the Experts: Yorkshire Wolds Heritage

25th February 2019 | 10:00am - 4:00pm | Barley Hall

Meet the Experts: Yorkshire Wolds Heritage

Come and meet the Historic England Yorkshire Wolds Heritage Strategy team, who are working to investigate, promote and protect the Yorkshire Wolds fascinating archaeology and unique heritage.

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Meet the Experts: Photogrammetry

26th February 2019 | 10:00am - 4:00pm | Barley Hall

Meet the Experts: Photogrammetry

Drop in to meet Mary-Anne Slater of the York Archaeological Trust, to discover how photogrammetry is being used in archaeology to create 3D models of artefacts and architecture, which can then be 3D printed to create exact replicas.

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Meet the Experts: Finds

27th February 2019 | 10:00am - 4:00pm | Barley Hall

Meet the Experts: Finds

Drop in to meet the York Archaeological Trust’s Finds team, to discover the latest exciting archaeological artefacts and how they are investigated and interpreted.

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