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THE BATTLE OF FULFORD WEEKEND

18 19 September 2004

Saturday  Photo album

Sunday Photo album

Muster

A 15 minute walk from the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet and Park & Ride brought 50 'warriors' to the Battle.

The Team -Peter Miller of Edge Events, Charlotte Sheridan of York Archaeological Trust and Keith Mulhearn of Roamin Tours
Three actors from York College read the script

Harald, King of Norway, prepares to lead the charge.

Battle Tactics

The Vikings shared the secrets of defence and attack with young warriors.

After the battle the 400 visitors were invited to meet the Warriors

To round of a busy weekend there was a Viking BBQ and Quiz at the Bay Horse

Keith asks the questions.

And the winner (after a tie breaker) is.....

 

There is a site devoted to saving the battlesite: The site has the story of the process that has allowed the site to be designated an access road to a Green Field, flood-plane housing estate. Visiting Fulford        Map York

And another website for the Fulford Tapestry that tells the story of the September 1066: This tells the story embroidered into the panels.

There is a blog covering these sites where you can leave questions and make comments.

The author of the content is Chas Jones - fulfordthing@gmail.com

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