What's on

Time: 31.08.2020 - 16.10.2020

DateTimeEventMeeting place
31.08 - 12.1013:00 MonThe völva's herbs  

Meet the völva and join her on a short walk. She will show and explain about the healing herbs she likes to use. Free activity.

Sacrificial place
31.08 - 16.10 Mon-FriHands-on activities  

In Ribe VikingeCenter we want you to experience history with all your senses! Grind flour and then bake a flatbread. Learn how to play the old Viking games and invent your own games on the historical playground. Make wooden nails and try on a Viking helmet. Go 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
31.08 - 16.10 Mon-FriTry 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
31.08 - 16.10 Mon-FriMake your own Ripa-coin  

In the marketplace in Ribe Viking Centre you can make your own silver coin, an exact copy of the coin used in the marketplace some 1300 years ago. DKK 30.00 or buy an activity card.

Ripa Marketplace
31.08 - 16.10 Mon-FriWood 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
31.08 - 16.1011:00 Mon-FriViking 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
31.08 - 16.1012:15 Mon-FriWarrior 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
31.08 - 16.1014:00 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
01.09 - 15.1013:00 Tue + ThuMarket entertainment  

The jester in Ripa has a lot of crazy tricks up his sleeve and gives a performance in the marketplace. Come and meet him! Free show.

02.09 - 14.1013:00 WedExperience the Ansgar Church  

Experience the very special atmosphere in the Viking church 860 AD during a short historical ceremony.

Ansgar Church
04.09 - 16.1013:00 FriThe archaeologist explains  

Meet up with the archaeologist in Ribe VikingeCenter and learn more about the background for the buildings that we have been reconstructing since 1992. With the different Viking settings, we're able to showcase the town Ribe's development from the foundation around 700 AD till the end of the 900s. In order to give a complete picture and make history even more hands-on to our visitors, historical interpreters are always on site to recreate everyday life, crafts, trade, farming and customs. All this is based on a huge research work and new knowledge keep turning up with every archaeological dig in old Ribe.

12.10 - 16.10 Mon-FriAutumn activities in Viking Ripa  

The Vikings in Ripa prepare for autumn and winter. The farmer slaughters animals and the women prepare food for the winter supply. Many hands-on activities awaits the children.

Ribe VikingeCenter
12.10 - 16.10 Mon-FriViking role playing for children  

How would you like to become part of the mythical world of the Vikings? Join us for the big Viking role play in October in Ribe VikingeCenter. You get to borrow a costume so that you look like a Viking and can go exploring unnoticed. You are going to need the Vikings' help, all your energy and wit to complete your mission.

Ribe VikingeCenter