Norway starts school for Vikings: A Norwegian further education college is starting a programme for want-to-be Vikings where students will learn essential Viking crafts, such as sword forging, jewellery making, and roof thatching.
Viking kit: Linen underdress, with dark red silk trim on neck, with basic embroidery on edge in silk thread. Green apron dress (based on a Hedeby find) in wool, with red wool as trim, with double herringbone embroidery over the top. Red wool coat (based on a Hedeby find also) made from wool also, with green silk trim on edge, and cuffs trimmed in reclaimed vintage fur. Turtle brooches and chain.