What's on

Time: 26.06.2021 - 29.08.2021

DateTimeEventMeeting place
26.06 - 27.06 Sat-SunGlass beadmakers' gathering  

Very skilled glass beadmakers from Denmark and abroad meet in Ribe VikingeCenter to share with us their passion for an ancient handicraft. Small mud-built kilns, iron rods, patience and a steady hand... Using the same techniques that the Vikings did, they are able to create small, magnificent and really cool beads from hot melted lumps of glass. It's pure magic!

Marketplace
26.06 - 29.0811:00 - 16:45Hands-on activities  

In Ribe VikingeCenter we want you to experience history with all your senses! Learn how to play the old Viking games and invent your own games on the historical playground. Make wooden nails and visit the horses, cows, cats and the rest of the animals on the farm. Let your imagination run free and play along when the Vikings improvise and make history come to life. All these activities are free.

Ribe VikingeCenter
26.06 - 29.0811:00 - 16:45Try your aim at archery  

The hand-made Viking longbows with real arrows are waiting for you. Try your aim and find out if you are a natural. DKK 30.00 or buy an activity card.

Ring Wall
26.06 - 29.0811:00 - 16:45Make your own Ripa-coin  

In the marketplace in Ribe Viking Centre you can make yourself a copy of the Ripa coin which was used in the marketplace some 1300 years ago. DKK 30.00 or buy an activity card.

Marketplace
26.06 - 29.0811:00 - 16:45Wood carving  

Visit the carpenter in his workshop in Ripa Town. You're welcome to borrow a draw knife and do some work at the shaving horse. DKK 30.00 or buy an activity card.

Ripa Town
26.06 - 29.0812:00 Mon-SunViking farmer feeds animals  

Come along for the daily animal feeding on the Viking farm. Meet the Icelandic horses, the Icelandic cattle, the sheep, pigs, chickens and cats. Free activity.

The Viking farm
26.06 - 29.0813:00 Mon-SunWarrior training for children 7-13 yrs  

The language is rough when the warriors teach the young recruits how to fight like Vikings with sword and shield. You have better be ready and do as your told. Free activity.

Ring Wall
26.06 - 29.0815:00 Sat-SunA Viking's tale  

Meet up with one of the Vikings in Ripa to learn more about their life, work and home. And don't hold back if you have questions! Free activity.

Ripa Town
26.06 - 29.0815:00 Mon-FriFalconry show  

Meet the falconer and his beautiful birds of prey. The birds are incredibly fast and for a juice chunk of meat they are keen to demonstrate their brilliant flying skills right over your head. Free show.

Ripa Town
28.06 - 02.07 Mon-FriViking tales and stories  

The Vikings know lots of fantastic stories about gods, heroes, dragons and foreign lands. This week they will let you in on some of them and even spice it up a bit with music and acting.

Ribe VikingeCenter
03.07 - 04.07 Sat-SunViking games and entertainment  

Join the amusing Viking games and meet the market entertainer.

Ribe VikingeCenter
05.07 - 09.07 Mon-FriViking imagery  

Viking Ripa holds many beautiful examples of wood carvings, tapestry and paintings which all communicate tales and stories. Right now, the walls of the Ansgar Church 860 AD are being decorated with large paintings. You're welcome to look in and discover how the different styles of the church reflect time, faith and culture in the trasitional period.

Ribe VikingeCenter
10.07 - 11.07 Sat-SunViking games and entertainment  

Join the amusing Viking games and meet the market entertainer.

Ribe VikingeCenter
12.07 - 16.07 Mon-FriViking cooking  

Nordic food cooked over an open fire. Become inspired as the Vikings will share recipes and show how you can make Viking food at home.

Ribe VikingeCenter
17.07 - 18.07 Sat-SunViking games and entertainment  

Join the amusing Viking games and meet the market entertainer.

Ribe VikingeCenter
19.07 - 23.07 Mon-FriViking fabrics, stitches and style  

Viking fabrics, stiches and style. Wool, flax, yarn, plant dyeing, spinning, weaving, sewing, needle binding, embroidery, felting. This week, the Vikings will be working with the different aspects of textiles in Ribe VikingeCenter.

Marketplace
24.07 - 25.07 Sat-SunViking games and entertainment  

Join the amusing Viking games and meet the market entertainer.

Ribe VikingeCenter
26.07 - 30.07 Mon-FriVikings on Icelandic horses  

Meet the Vikings' horses up-close. The Icelandic horse is relatively small, strong, steady and a direct descendant of the horses, which the Vikings brought with them to Iceland in the 9th century. Also, it boasts a fifth gait: Tölt.

Ribe VikingeCenter
31.07 - 01.08 Sat-SunViking games and entertainment  

Join the amusing Viking games and meet the market entertainer.

Ribe VikingeCenter
02.08 - 08.08 Mon-SunViking warriors!  

The earth is shaking and it smells like trouble. Yes, once again Ripa is on red alert. Schemes and riots are the the topic of this week, which offers thing assemblies, single combat and fights.

Ribe VikingeCenter
10.08 - 12.08 Tue-ThuVisit the Vikings in Ripa Town  

The Viking families invite you to visit them in their beautiful homes in Ripa Town. Who might they be, how do they stay warm at night, and where is the bathroom? Explore town life in 825 AD and find an answer to all your questions.

Ripa Town
14.08 - 15.08 Sat-SunViking games and entertainment  

Join the amusing Viking games and meet the market entertainer.

Ribe VikingeCenter
17.08 - 19.08 Tue-ThuTrade at Ripa Harbour  

A Viking boat carrying exotic goods berth at Ripa Harbour 750 AD, and people gather around to bid on all sorts of things from drinking glasses to slaves.

Ripa Harbour
21.08 - 22.08 Sat-SunBlacksmiths' gathering  

This weekend skilled Viking blacksmiths meet in Ribe VikingeCenter. Watch as they work on different projects the way the old Danes did.

Marketplace