Monkgate Guest House
65 Monkgate, York, YO31 7PA

T: 01904 655 947


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JORVIK Viking Festival 2015

A city-wide celebration of York’s Viking heritage, in the largest Viking festival in Europe! 14–22 Feb 2015.


A week of festivities beginning on Valentine’s Day with a Viking wedding feast in the Merchant Taylor’s Hall, and ending with a dramatic grand finale on the Eye of York.  Other events include:

  • a battle between fire and ice giants in the Guildhall
  • a retelling of the rise of Odin as the greatest god of all
  • the annual search for Jorvik’s strongest Viking
  • talks from experts in Viking archaeology
  • family programmes
  • a folk festival at the Barley Hall

The full festival programme and ticket sales are online at