Dr Clare Downham, from our Institute of Irish Studies, has put together these fantastic information and colouring sheets to help us get to know the vikings a little bit better.
From what they wore, to what they ate and how they spent their time, we hope you'll enjoy learning about the vikings and then bringing them to life with your own bright colours.
A special thanks goes to Dr J Robert Travis for creating the artwork. You can see more of his work here.
In 1994 a piece of Viking Age stone sculpture was discovered in a garden at School Lane Bidston, near the parish church of St Oswald’s. Learn more about it then colour your own.
Buildings and Food
What did viking houses look like? And what was on the menu if you dropped in for dinner? Find out below.
Find out what the fashionable viking man or woman was wearing, and who had made it.
Family and Leisure
Family ties were very important to the vikings, and governed many parts of their lives. And in their free time, feasting and drinking were popular!
Sculpture & Viking Age London
The vikings are famous for their creativity and beautiful art. Find out why here.
Plus, take a look at what life was like in a very different London from the city we know today.
The Alfred Jewel & King Alfred
Learn about King Alfred and the famous and beautiful Alfred Jewel.
The Vikings in Merseyside
Vikings started paying visits to Merseyside around the year 893. Their influence can still be seen to this day.
Just like today, war was part of the viking world. Find out who they fought with, and how.
Find out what life was like for a woman in viking times, and why many had rights that some women would not see until the 19th century.