…And there’s a call to arms outside the town hall

Vikings charge through the Peace Gardens to rally their troops for the Jorvik Viking Festival...l to r  THORFINN OLAFFSON( a Jarl) SUGURD WILFREDSON (a Huscarf) and ULF ALFUALDR ( a Styraesman)
Vikings charge through the Peace Gardens to rally their troops for the Jorvik Viking Festival...l to r THORFINN OLAFFSON( a Jarl) SUGURD WILFREDSON (a Huscarf) and ULF ALFUALDR ( a Styraesman)

VIKING warriors made a splash in the Peace Gardens on their way to York for the annual Jorvik Viking Festival, from February 19 to 27.

The trio, who re-enact the Viking era with the York Archaeological Trust, demonstrated battle tactics and enlisted passers-by to try their hand at sword combat and war chants.

lAbove – Charge… Thorfinn Olaffson, Sugurd Wilfredson and Ulf Alfualdr in the Peace Gardens, Sheffield.