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Unst Viking Festival


  • Haroldswick Shetland (map)

Local Vikings will be joined by visitors - Ardglass from Northern Ireland (as seen in the TV series Vikings) and Walhalla from Poland – who will set up camp around the replica longhouse and longship at Haroldswick, Unst.

There will be demonstrations of Viking crafts, re-enactments of Viking combat, fire-breathing, stories and games and even the chance to row a longship! Local re-enactors and crafts people will add to the atmosphere of a busy Viking community. 

A Viking Feast will be held on the Saturday evening featuring Viking food and entertainment.

An event by Shetland Amenity Trust as part of Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017.

Later Event: September 9
Viking Activity Day