Weekend August dates announced for Vikings at Dun na Si Heritage Park in Moate

Viking re-enactors, all in traditional costume, crafts people and traders with authentic hand made goods from all over Ireland and Europe will descend upon and camp at Dún na Sí Heritage Park in Moate on Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7.

The Viking families and children, warriors and camp followers will be camped in an authentic tented village in the grounds of Dún na Sí where a replica 20 foot longship will also be on display.

The event will take place from 11am to 5pm on Saturday and 11am to 4pm on Sunday and will detail how Viking folk lived more than a thousand years ago.

There will be demonstrations throughout each day by crafts people using medieval tools and ancient skills and will include, woodworking, cooking displays, pottery, jewellery making, blacksmith works and rune readings. Artisans will also have their handcrafted goods on display and for sale.

Come along and participate in children’s treasure hunts and Viking style face painting. Watch the battle re-enactments at designated times throughout the day - there is something for all the family in an event not to be missed!

For more information visit www.dunnasi.ie/tickets or visit us on Facebook @DunNaSiPark or Instagram @dunnasi.

 

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