Sat 28 Feb / + Q&A

Vikings – Live from the British Museum

Cert. tbc

Special Screenings

90 mins

in English

UK | 2014 | col | doc

This filmed guided tour of the British Museum’s spectacular 2014 Vikings exhibition, offers an extraordinary insight into how these great warriors shaped modern life. Curator Gareth Williams brings the exhibition to life, alongside experts on Viking ships and swords, burial and beliefs, language and legacy in a private tour presented by historians and broadcasters Bettany Hughes and Michael Wood and featuring British Museum Director Neil MacGregor.

Preceded by a Q&A with exhibition curators Peter Pentz (National Museum of Denmark) and Gareth Williams (British Museum)

As part of View: A Festival of Art History

Photo credit: Pin with Dragon’s Head. Hedeby, Germany, AD 950–1000. Wikinger Museum Haithabu, Schleswig. Background photo: Jan Steiner.

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