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Medieval Trading Weekend at Gásir

21. July 2019 kl. 11:00 - 21. July 2019 kl. 17:00

Medieval Trading Weekend at Gásir - The old medieval trading site is re-constructed during four days. The villagers are dressed in medieval costumes and demonstrate medieval crafts; spinning wool, wood carving, tanning, blacksmithing and much more. Medieval sword fighting’s are held daily and guests can join in medieval ball games and archery. Reenactment, trading, storytellers and food not only for thought. Admission 1600 ISK for over 15 - 800 ISK for younger persons. Valid all weekend. Or are you smaller than a sword? Then no admission at all.

program 2019: 

Medieval Days at Gásir 20. - 21. july 11:00 - 17:00
11:00 -17:00 Medieval market open – artisans at work.
11:00 – 16:00 Can you shoot an arrow? Archery for those who dare.
11:30 Gásverjar – Re-enactment group put on a show.
12:00 Guided tour of the archaeological site.
12:30 Gásverjar – Re-enactment group put on a show. 
13:00 Medieval songs – Hymnodiu choir.
13:30 Sword fighting – Rimmugýgur Re-enactment group.
14:00 Gold at Gásir!? Could it be? Dr. Orri Vésteinsson archaeologist talks about sulphur. 
14:30 Medieval songs - Jónína Björg performs Icelandic folk songs
15:00 Parchment making. Jiri the Czech talks about his work.
15:15 Medieval amusement and fun facts by the actors Vandræðaskáld.
15:30 Sword fighting – Rimmugýgur Re-enactment group.
16:00 Guided tour of the archaeological site.
16:30 Will someone end up in the pillory? Rotten eggs for sale just in case.


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