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Norse Viking Mythology and Religion

Thursday 2 7.30pmNovember


Quay Arts

Sea Street
Newport Harbour
Isle of Wight
PO30 5BD

01983 822490

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Norse Viking Mythology and Religion


Norse vikings talk

A talk by Alan Phillips, BA Hons Philosophy, MA Celtic Studies

Date: Thu 2 November
Time: 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Price: £5.00
Venue: Seminar Room

An illustrated talk on Norse beliefs and practices, featuring the pantheon of Norse deities, the berserk warriors, the nine worlds, temple rituals and ship burials.

Alan Phillips has degrees in Philosophy and Celtic Studies. He has been involved with Isle of Wight A talk by Alan Phillips, BA Hons Philosophy, MA Celtic Studies

Archaeology for over 20 years, and is particularly interested in the overlaps between Archaeology, Folklore, Myth and Religion.

The West Gallery will be open till late showing ‘Illumination’ by artists Marius von Brasch and Howard Hardiman, an exhibition exploring transformations within myths and alchemy through contemporary painting, drawing and video. An exhibition catalogue will be available to purchase, which includes images of all the works, annotations by the artists and an essay titled ‘Narratives of Perception: Time, Relationships, Identity and Transformation’ by artist and writer Ella Clocksin.

Exhibition continues until Sat 2 Dec 2017.