Viking Age

Two-day Foraged Basket Course with Irene Kelly

Date
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Event
open for all
Country
Ireland

This is an opportunity to take time out to immerse yourself in nature for the weekend. You will be shown how to recognize the materials that can be used to create a unique basket. We will experiment with different techniques such as cordage, braiding and plying which will transform your materials ready for weaving into your creation.

Wool Spinning and Natural Dyeing Workshop

Date
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Event
open for all
Country
Ireland

This workshop will teach you to spin yarn from a sheep’s fleece, as well as dyeing yarn from plant material. Two dye pots will be simmering during the day so that two colours will be shimmering by the end of the course. While the dye-pots simmer, you will learn to sort, tease and spin a woolen yarn on a drop spindle.

Weekend Weaving Workshop

Date
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Event
open for all
Organised by
Pallia (DE)
Country
Belgium

Tablet weaving structures are different from loom weaving structures, and patterning on tablet woven bands follow their own rules - related to these structures. In the workshop "Understanding Tablet Weaving", we will explore the structures of tablet weaving and gain a deep understanding how patterning in tablet weaving works:

Viking Age Harvest Feast

Date
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Event
open for all
Organised by
Country
Sweden

Activities for all ages. Crafting and cultural heritage meetings with a focus on the Viking Age. Selling of crafted products, the annual harvest, food, Viking Age games, torchlight procession and an autumn bonfire on the Saturday to end the season of 2019.