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Good luck to all reenacting the Battle of @Clontarf2014 nr Dublin this w/e! Plus, #VikingsLive will be shown in Ireland next Thursday...
The central sword in this pic is today’s #ThrowbackThorsday! It's from the @NMIreland in Dublin pic.twitter.com/7yDWtgwqii
Vikings: heroes or villains? Find out when @britishmuseum bring #VikingsLive to the big screen next week. Tickets: bit.ly/VueViking
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Fancy being a citizen archaeologist? Check out the @britishmuseum & UCL- led @MicroPasts project bit.ly/1hJvdBu @IoA_UCL_Friends
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On the map you can also find your nearest cinema showing #VikingsLive on Thu 24 Apr! ow.ly/vQ8to pic.twitter.com/nETZJzkJWL
Did the Vikings come to your town? Find out with this interactive map for #VikingsLive ow.ly/vQ8to
We can glimpse the impact of the Vikings settling in the UK and Ireland through place names with Old Norse connections… #VikingsLive
#VikingsLive yesterday was all about the boats. Today: what happened when the Vikings decided to stay? pic.twitter.com/2HI7aLzSLg
Last night the Viking ship arrived at the Museum in style, ready for next week’s #VikingsLive! ow.ly/vQg1O pic.twitter.com/TciWV2862Z
Did you see a replica Viking ship sailing along the Thames today? We were filming for next week's #VikingsLive!
Lots of #VikingsLive excitement today, but we’ve not forgotten it's Leonardo's birthday! ow.ly/vOHtC pic.twitter.com/QybXBWEFWs
Liked #VikingsLive tweets today? Ship owner Russell Scott is @Clontarf2014 this wknd re-enacting the famous battle! pic.twitter.com/bz0zOgwgfF
We're nearing the end of our river voyage now. Huge thanks to all who have supported our Vikings along the way #VikingsLive
You can read more about the Vikings in London - their ships, raids & kings - in this great blog post: blog.britishmuseum.org/2014/01/31/the… #VikingsLive
England had 4 ‘Viking’ Kings - Svein Forkbeard, his son Cnut the Great and his two sons Harald ‘Harefoot’ and Harthacnut #VikingsLive
The oldest part of Tower of London was built by William the Conqueror. His great-great-great-great grandfather was Viking chief called Rollo
The Vikings look pretty happy (and fearsome) as we go back under Tower Bridge #VikingsLive pic.twitter.com/C1zP3oniR8
We think the stainless steel frame holding the timbers of Roskilde 6 in #VikingExhibition is a stunning modern sculpture in its own right
Afternoon @BFI! What’s your favourite Viking film? #VikingsLive pic.twitter.com/9xTU9uNB6G
In the long tradition of Viking exhibitionism, our crew of Vikings are posing for the national press! #VikingsLive pic.twitter.com/2mtGDeKVut
Enjoying our #VikingsLive tweets from the Thames today? Make sure you get tickets to next week's live broadcast! ow.ly/vNPjo
Our Vikings have their sights set on Westminster... Look out @UKParliament! #VikingsLive pic.twitter.com/KjkfLPPzUg
The oldest surviving parliament in the world – the Allthing - was founded by the Vikings in Iceland #VikingsLive pic.twitter.com/uv6Ca8lABn