Viking Hoard Discovery Fair

Discovery Fair
April 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
This is a Free Event!
Pop along to the Soaperie Gardens, just opposite the Galleries to enjoy a range of activities throughout the day. There will be Viking Boats provided by Kirkcudbright Summer Festivities, come and get your photo taken beside one in Viking dress!
Archaeology, traditional crafts and hands-on activities for all ages
11am – Meet the Treasure Trove Unit and learn about how treasure like the Galloway Hoard is uncovered. Book an appointment on the day with Treasure Trove here to bring in archaeological artefacts that you have found. Please see https://treasuretrovescotland.co.uk/ for more information on Treasure Trove Scotland and how it operates.
All day:
Drop-in Viking Story telling 11:30am to 3:30pm. Hear some stories from Hrefna and learn about the Viking Age.
Drop-in Viking and Medieval kids crafts and games
Try on medieval costume and take your photo with a Viking ship
View a range of local, medieval inspired crafters selling their wares
Don’t forget to claim your own FREE (chocolate) earth relic !!!

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