Entertainment/ Events are included in the cost of your ticket.

If you're looking for something less active to do than taking part in one of the many activities and workshops available, that you can enjoy with or withouth a horn full of mead in your hand, then we have plenty of options for you.
Please visit the FESTIVAL PROGRAM PAGE to check what's going on when and where at Valhalla for specific times and locations but in large here's what you can expect.


Live Music will be performed in the Feast Hall throughout the day and evening featuring music using traditional instruments, rock and folk. Music performers currently include Seidrblot, Anna Tam and Perkelt to name a few.

Honiahaka Northern Inuits Wolfdog lookalikes

Fascinated by wolves and want to learn more? You can learn more about these beautiful creatures from Honiahaka Northern Inuits Wolfdogs and see them up close. Meet them up close with an experienced team with famous wolves. They've even been in Game of Thrones!

They'll be on site Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12:00-17:00 and you can meet them free of charge!

Photo above Game of Thrones set
Honiahaka Direwolves
Angel, Lupa, Kami, Hope
Photographer Barry Pickering



Friday and Saturday you'll be able to meet a selection of stunning birds of prey brought to you by Falconry UK. The exact birds attending will be confirmed 7-10 days before the event, but Branwen the Raven may be one of them, feathers crossed! Come see them up close and learn more about them. Falconry UK is the leading UK rescue centre and you'll be able to donate towards their cause if you'd like, we are.


Take a seat and listen to tales of the Gods and great Vikings before us told by our amazing story tellers led by The Travelling Talesman. There will be 3 performances each day in the woodland temple.

As the light fades, enjoy the warmth of the fire-pits and the magic of our fire dancers.
See how the Vikings led their lives, where they lived and how they crafted in our two live history villages showing the Viking Age and the lives of the Varangnian Rus in historically accurate reproductions of the garments, crafts and dwellings.

Come see the Vikings battle in traditional gear and find out more about the battles that shaped our history.

plans include arrows being shot at the reenactors by our skilled archers and horses are undergoing training to display in battle!

Saturday night after the fire show we'll have a ceremonial boat burning (weather depending)


You'll recognise Matthew Crabb's work all over the festival site as he's made out giant Jormungandr sculpture as well as the gods statues, but now you'll be able to see him working away at a new amazing creation all weekend long

Handfasting (pagan wedding)

We've had the honour of witnessing some amazing unions at Valhalla and humbled that the happy couples have chosen Valhalla to tie the knot at
While every handfasting that takes place at Valhalla in the woodland temple is a private event, it does happen in the public space so if you wish to watch the ceremony and join in wishing well to the happy couple, you're more than welcome to. there will be a wedding on Saturday

Opening Ceremony

Cairn for the dead

Closing Ceremony


We have various craftspeople on site that will be shwocasing their craft throughout the weekend. You'll be able to see demonstrations around the festival site across the weekend from various traders, blacksmiths as well as seeing them in the Living History encampment where the reenactors will be showing various activities throughout the festival. There's always something going on so have a wonder and explore!


Browse and shop from morning until evening. We have 30-40 traders and craftspeople. Our market has been picked to showcase a wide and interesting range of items from Viking and modern times with the vast majority making their own items.
The market is oficially open 10:00-19:00 but all food stalls and some traders will stay open later than that.


Not feeling up to the task of joining in? You're more than welcome to spectate and support those taking part in the Firewalking ceremony

And more to come...

And more to come...

We'll be coming up with more wild and wonderful ways to entertain you at Valhalla Viking Festival, and we'd love to know what you want to see. Get in touch if you have any ideas, and check back here for updates.