The British Museum has an exhibition on this year called Vikings Live.
Fortunately, you won’t have to go to all the way to London to check it out – the British Museum has made a documentary of the exhibition, giving you a VIP guided tour. And the film is coming to Australia!
Here’s the trailer.
The official description gives some more information:
This special British Museum cinema event offers an exclusive private view of the BP exhibition Vikings: Life and Legend filmed live in London in April 2014…
…the exhibition will be brought to life by curators Gareth Williams and Tom Williams, alongside experts on Viking ships and swords, burial and beliefs, and language and legacy.
With demonstrations, stunning close-up photography of the Viking objects in the exhibition and a torch-lit burial staged in the grounds of the museum, Vikings from the British Museum will be a reminder of how the Vikings have shaped our modern lives.
Norm and I live in Perth, where two cinemas will be screening the documentary: Luna on SX (Fremantle) and Windsor Cinema (Nedlands). They’ll both have sessions on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th June at 1pm.
The distributor’s website has more information, including a full list of Australian cinemas showing the film.
For more information about the Viking exhibition including some online resources, check out the British Museum’s Viking Live page.