The annual Jorvik Viking Festival is a city-wide celebration of York’s Viking heritage that attracts over 40,000 visitors to the city each year.
York changed when it was captured by the Vikings and the city became known as Jorvik.
The festival’s programme of family-friendly events, battle re-enactments attracts an international audience, with many returning year after year to take part and enjoy the atmosphere.
Tside reporter Qian Bai went along to sample the festival’s fun.
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Qian Bai reports.