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Viking Open Weekend

An event in July in Dorset
Ancient Technology Centre
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Last weekend in July at the Ancient Technology Centre, Cranborne, Dorset. (Signposted) 10 - 4pm.

Wander back in time and visit our fabulous award winning Viking Longhouse, explore daily Viking life and crafts and fight the Viking hordes! Kiddie Vike - wooden swords and shields available.

The weekend will combine re-enactors with traditional crafts. The ATC is a real working farmstead based on archaeological evidence and includes ancient breed Soa sheep, cross Tamworth pigs/wild boar and chickens.

Shop at the Viking craft stall and enjoy homemade cakes, BBQ and refreshments.

£5 adults, £2.50 4 - 16s. Many indoor activities. Dark Age music and storytelling.

Tel: 01725 517618
Contact name: Pascale Barnes

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