Saturday, January 07, 2012

Forthcoming Viking seminars:

On 7 Jan 2012, at 09:37, Stephen Harding wrote:

Dear friend/colleague,

Can I bring to your attention details of 2 forthcoming seminars:

1. Monday 9th January, Liverpool Victoria Boat Club, Wallasey Docks, Wirral. Viking Wirral and the Draken Harald Fairhair Longship project, 2.30pm. To be attended by the Mayor of Wirral. About the largest ever longship reconstruction (35m long) coming to Wirral/Liverpool from Haugesund, Norway in 2013. We are also still accepting volunteers to help row the 35m vessel into harbour!.

No charge & hot drinks provided, - donations to RNLI welcome.

Contact Jim Bibby at the club to reserve a place: tel: 0151 639 0352.

2. Wednesday 1st February 2012. Viking Wirral and the Battle of Brunanburh. St. Bridget’s Church West Kirby, 7pm. About the latest research and a new book about the Battle. Brunanburh is the old name for Bromborough. St. Bridget's - founded by the Vikings, and which gives its name to West Kirby - possesses one of the north west's greatest treasures, the Viking Hogback tombstone which will also be on display.

Contact Martin Harrison at the Church to reserve a place:

Best wishes and a happy new year!

Steve Harding


Steve Harding, University of Nottingham Centre for the Study of the Viking Age, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK; Tel: +44(0) 115 951 6148 (fax 6142); Mob +44(0) 78110 90635;;

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