Category: Culture & Heritage
Collection of fairytales gathered by historian Franz Xaver von Schönwerth had been locked away in an archive in Regensburg for over 150 years
Norway’s Sami people, an indigenous community with roots as reindeer herders in the northern reaches of Scandinavia and Russia, are looking south to Israel for help preserving their fading native language.
A CALL for road signs in Caithness to include Old Norse translations has been branded “a nonsense”.
The first-ever ‘Mother Goddess’ image carved in sandstone rock — representing the earliest perception of idolising woman as Goddess dating back to 3 Century BC — has been found
If you haven’t renounced shaving or started grappling iron, the finale of York’s 27th annual Viking rumble (this weekend) holds no prizes for you.
A conservation plan has been commissioned for the State-owned lands on the Hill of Tara
STANDING with STONES is a feature length film that explores the standing stones and ancient megalithic heritage of the UK and Ireland.
Stunning photographs from the annual Up Helly Aa festival in the Shetland Isles.
Thousands of people have gathered in Lerwick in Shetland to celebrate the island’s Viking heritage with a dramatic fire festival.
The Sheriff of Nottingham has said he is confident a £25m medieval village tourist attraction could still be built at the foot of Nottingham Castle.
Viking exploration of Hudson Bay will continue in 2013 when descendants of the first Viking voyagers to reach North America 1,000 years ago sail into the Arctic from Churchill, Manitoba.
Yorkshire Museums Trust is launching one last push to raise the cash to acquire the first Iron Age gold torc to be found in the county.
A wind farm is to be built at the site of one of the most important battles ever fought on English soil, despite officials admitting that the scheme will “harm the setting” of the historic location.