december, 2021

18dec3:00 pm7:30 pmYule 2021Storytelling and Crafts at Jarrow Hall - Meet the Holly King!

Holly King

Event Details

The Thirlings Hall is ready for the mid-winter feast.

It is decorated with evergreens and the Yule log is on the fire. On the shortest day of the year, the Holly King (the image is for indicative purposes ONLY) must battle the Oak King to see who will rule in the coming months.

As he prepares to fight, the Holly king would like to invite you to the Thirlings Hall, to celebrate mid-winter the Anglo-Saxon way. Join our storytellers from ACLE as they tell tales from winters long ago.

This event is most suitable for children aged 5 – 12 and their families. Younger and older children are welcome to attend, however, there will be some mild peril in the storytelling.

The event takes place in the museum building, where craft activities will be available and in the Anglo-Saxon village where, inside our beautiful Thirlings mead hall, we will listen to some legendary storytelling with a warm drink!

You will need to wear appropriate footwear and outdoor clothing for the lantern-lit walk down through the farm to ?Thirlings mead hall. The route will be lit by lanterns however please bring a torch.

The event will start at the time advertised. Please arrive no more than 10 minutes before your timeslot. There are four timeslots 3pm arrival, 4pm arrival, 5pm arrival and 6pm arrival. The events will last 1.5hrs. Tickets cost £6 per adult and £8 per child

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Time

(Saturday) 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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