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Festival of Archaeology: Sae Wylfings, Anglo-Saxon Living History

Join the Sae Wylfings as they set up camp for a weekend full of Anglo-Saxon living history.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Enjoy the sights and sounds of an Anglo-Saxon camp. With craft displays and warriors to chat with, there's something for all ages and interests.

Activities will include weaving, combat display and weapon demonstrations and living history.

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Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

Suitable for all ages.

Meeting point

After seeing Visitor Welcome for your admission find the Sae Wylfings on the grass area between the courtyard and Tranmer House.

What to bring and wear

Please wear suitable outdoor clothing.

Accessibility

Fully accessible for those in wheelchairs.

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