Hnefatafl: the Game of the Vikings

Fifth English Hnefatafl Championship

A previous English National Hnefatafl Championship event
A previous English National Hnefatafl Championship event
Image: © Ealdfaeder

Monday, 15th May 2017, 10:00

Venue: West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

Ealdfaeder come to West Stow to present the 5th English National Hnefatafl Championships, with Champion Tim Millar as tutor and judge!

Tim Millar and Ealdfeader group members will teach games to the public on Saturday and Monday, and the Championships will be held on the Sunday. The weekend promises lots of great activities for visitors of all ages!

Young Saxons can play at being warriors with small safe shields/spears, and older Saxons can try have-a-go archery for £1.

Warriors may practice their spear dance, and encourage people to join in...

The Scops will tell stories & poetry, some of it in Old English, with music on the lyre. You may also see Ealdfaeder spin, weave or prepare food!

- The event is suitable for adults and accompanied young people
- This event is partly outdoors so please wear sensible clothing
- Normal parking fees apply (£2 for the day, please bring change for the machine)

Times: 10am-5pm (last entry 4pm). Saturday 15 April - Monday 17 April
Tickets: Normal admission applies. No booking required
Venue: West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

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