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Saxon Festival: Sae Wylfings, Anglo-Saxon Living History

Join the Sae Wylfings as they set up camp for a weekend full of Anglo-Saxon living history, part of Saxon Festival 2024.

  • 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.

This event is part of Saxon Festival- Saxon Festival- a four day festival comprising of events and talks at both Sutton Hoo and the Sutton Hoo Ship's Company base at the Long Shed in Woodbridge.

Times

Prices

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.

Upcoming events

Event

Sae Wylfings, Anglo-Saxon living history 

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

Event summary

on
19 May to 8 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 4 other dates or times
Event

Anglo-Saxon costume demonstration 

Meet our historic costume volunteers as they demonstrate the craft skills of the Anglo-Saxons and how they created clothing and accessories using natural materials.

Event summary

on
22 May to 30 Oct 2024
at
10:30 to 15:00
+ 41 other dates or times
Event

Walk with Us at Sutton Hoo 

Get out in the fresh air, re-connect with nature, stretch your legs and walk your way to better wellbeing on one of our volunteer-led group walks.

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on
23 May 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
Event

Saxon Festival: Twilight Royal Burial Ground tour 

Join tour guides from the Sutton Hoo Society for a special evening tour of the Royal Burial Ground at Sutton Hoo, part of Saxon Festival 2024.

Event summary

on
25 May 2024
at
16:00 to 18:30