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Sheringham Viking Festival Saturday 13th April 2024 - 2025 dates TBC

Updated: May 15

Boat burning - Sheringham Viking Festival
Boat Burning - Sheringham Viking Festival

Here is a Vblog from the 2024 Viking festival to give you an idea, I will update this page with 2025 information when I hear it. Vblog by Gareth Gabriel

Sheringham Viking Festival 13th April 2024

This wonderful FREE annual event celebrates the history of the town and it's Viking links....the event includes a Viking village, re-enactment of a battles, a parade and burning of a boat, built for the occasion.

The event is supported by The Wuffa and Saxon re-enactment Society and run by Sheringham Carnival. It's free of charge to attend, but donations welcomed to help fund the following years, to donate click here

Sheringham Viking Festival 2024
Sheringham Viking Festival 2024

Saturday 13th April 2024

subject to changes, three locations

10am - 4pm Viking Village and Battles - Beeston Common, Cromer Road, Sheringham

7pm Viking Parade from Station Approach car park, followed by

7.30pm Boat burning on Sheringham's west prom seafront, located around the beach area at the foot of the slope by The Esplanade.

Plenty of choice for eating in Sheringham, booking advisable if your not having takeaway.

Viking Village - located on Beeston common, no immediate parking on site so use public car parks and access on foot is essential.

Viking Village set-up:

  • Live demonstrations

  • Creative activities

  • Educational activities

  • Live battles re-enactments

Suitable footwear suggested as it can be boggy, subject to weather conditions

What else to do in the seaside town of Sheringham, North Norfolk: Plenty of shops, many independent, a large variety of independent places to eat. Several museums: Sheringham museum, Peter Cooke Shell Gallery & Fisherman's lifeboat museum, the popular North Norfolk Railway a steam and diesel line that run's to Holt from Sheringham and of course the promenade and beach. See the tide timetable, sand is available approximately 2hrs either side of low and high tide. So plenty to do whilst in Sheringham for the day.

Where to stay:

Tree Top View Sheringham is a short 3 min walk from the Viking village. book direct and check out availability here: Tree Top View Sheringham

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🚶🏻‍♂️ beaches, local shops and restaurants just a short stroll away

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Confused on what date it's on. Is it the 1st or the 8th April please?

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It is now the 1st of April The Carnival Committee that run this even have now changed the original date Viking Event & Parade | Facebook

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