York Archaeological Trust's Events and Festivals

JORVIK Viking Festival FinaleThroughout the year York Archaeological Trust stages a programme of over 150 original and innovative events at all of its attractions and at selected partner sites.  These include talks, guided walks, themed evening visits to our attractions, drama, re-enactments and conferences that bring together internationally-renowned archaeologists from across Europe. We also stage the largest Viking festival in the UK every February, which boosts the local economy by attracting over 50,000 visitors to the city.

For more information on what events we have coming up, join our mailing list, or contact our Reservations Department on 01904 615505.

Image gallery of York Archaeological Trust's Events

  • Popinjay archery at the JORVIK Medieval Festival
  • Armoured Knights at the JORVIK Medieval Festival
  • Barber Surgeons at the JORVIK Medieval Festival
  • Popinjay archery at the JORVIK Medieval Festival (2)
  • Children dressing up at JORVIK Viking Festival
  • Marching to battle at JORVIK Viking Festival
  • The strongest Viking competition at JORVIK Viking Festival
  • Young Viking and parent  at JORVIK Viking Festival
  • Winner of the best beard competition at JORVIK Viking Festival
  • Fire jugglers at JORVIK Viking Festival finale
  • Archery at JORVIK Viking Festival finale
  • Fireworks at clifford's Tower during JORVIK Viking Festival finale
  • Themed talks covering 2,000 years of history
  • Marston Moor Battlefield event

Video highlights of York Archaeological Trust's Events