Viking invasion heralds the beginning of the Harrogate History Festival:
You can check out all the details below:
Thursday 23rd October – Sunday 26th October 2014. The opening parade begins at 7PM
The Old Swan Hotel
Swan Rd, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 2SR, United Kingdom
Special guests include Peter Snow, Sandi Toksvig, Bernard Cornwell, Conn Iggulden, James Naughtie, Elizabeth Chadwick, Elizabeth Fremantle, Sarah Dunant, Charlotte Higgins, Stephanie Merritt (writing as S.J. Parris), Simon Scarrow and Harry Sidebottom.
Dr Irving Finkel, the Assistant Keeper of the Ancient Mesopotamian script at the British Museum, will discuss his radical interpretation of the Noah’s Ark myth
The ‘New Blood’ panel will explore the Vikings through the ages.
50 Shades of Grail – this event will help to debunk the myths and legends that dominate history.
You can find out the full details on this event by visiting the Harrogate History Festival website here.
Source: Harrogate International Festivals – Website
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