Heysham Viking Festival: photos as hordes attend Viking extravaganza

Vikings invaded Heysham village at the weekend with their weapons at the ready.

Monday, 22nd July 2019, 11:53 am
Updated Monday, 22nd July 2019, 12:53 pm
Heysham Viking Festival. The Ormsheim Vikings.

They paraded through the streets and took part in battle renactments.

Visitors got the chance to experience daily life in Viking times in the living history encampment and there were weapons on display, history tours, talks and walks.

Hundreds attended to make the festival memorable.

Heysham Viking Festival. Wilf, Dawn and Eliza Todd of the Ormsheim Vikings.
Heysham Viking Festival. Ivy Wolsey of the MidGuard Vikings.
Heysham Viking Festival. Bjarni Petersson aka Tim Barnacle of Hesketh Bank.
Heysham Viking Festival. Amy Palmer aka Amma of the Cumbraland Vikings.
Heysham Viking Festival. Micah Barrett aka Ivarr of the Cumbraland Vikings.
Heysham Viking Festival. Ulfgrimm Oddliefson aka Paddy 'The Axe' Hinton.
Heysham Viking Festival.
Heysham Viking Festival
Heysham Viking Festival.
Heysham Viking Festival.
Heysham Viking Festival.
Heysham Viking Festival.