Ormsheim Vikings

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Welcome to Ormsheim Vikings

Welcome! We are the Ormsheim Vikings. Based in Leeds, we are a regional group of The Vikings, the oldest and largest Dark Ages re-enactment group in the UK

We provide both battle re-enactment and living history encampments for events all over the country. We travel to events all over the UK (and even as far as mainland Europe). Please check out our Gallery page for photos of us in action. We are the green and white shields

New members are always welcome. If you are interested in coming along to a free initial session, click here for more details on where we are located.

Living History

Within the camp you will find people from all walks of life, from the lowliest slave to the king himself, from a humble peasant farmer to an accomplished warrior, from a skilled artisan to a housewife. Children run about engaged in both chores and training for their later lives.

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Combat

Our combat displays show how there warriors would of fought. Using authentic, real, weapons and shields our combatants use accurate fighting styles

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Up Coming Events

Battle of Carham

Sat 7 - Sun 8 Jul 2018

Carham, Northumberland

Combat
Archery
Living History

Kirkstall Festival

Sat 14th Jul 2018

Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds LS5 3EH

Combat
Archery
Living History

Heysham Viking Festival

Sat 21st - Sun -22nd July

Heysham, Lancashire, LA3 2RN

Combat
Archery
Living History

Whitby Festival

Sat 25th - Mon 27th August 2018

Whitby Abbey, Whitby YO22 4JT

Combat
Archery
Living History

Training

To ensure that we fight safely and at as high a standard as we can we train every Tuesday. New members are always welcome.

For first time people the session is free but after the first session we do ask a charge of £3 to cover the cost of the hall. (other groups £2) For those without or new to this we do have group kit to borrow for the session.

Location:

St Nicholas Catholic Primary School Hall
Oakwood Lane
Leeds
LS9 6QY

Time

Tuesday 8pm - 10pm