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This article from ‘Psychic Australia’ in March 1977 by Rex Gilroy claims that Norse/Scandinavian sailors visited the South Pacific and northern Australia. The article, ‘Vikings Visited Cairns’’, is now freely available…

Europa Re-Enactment Association Inc. are a living history group based at Springwood in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. The group focus on the period of Viking rule of the city of Jorvik (York) in northern England from 876-954. They re-enact such…

Rusland NGV Garrison are a Viking re-enactment group which formed in 1991. They are part of the larger New Varangian Guard group. Rusland recreate the Varangian Guard, the bodyguard of the Byzantine Emperors and their cultural and military lifestyle…

Ulveflokk are a Viking re-enactment group based in Maleny, Queensland. It was established by Elizabeth (Hlif) of The Happy Viking store and Ulf. The group concentrate on the period 800-1100 and the interaction between Norse/Viking and Scottish Celtic…

This poster advertises two performances of Henry Purcell’s ‘King Arthur’ by the Evandale Village Singers in late October 2012 at St Andrew’s Anglican Church in Evandale. Henry Purcell’s ‘King Arthur’ is a…

Valhalla Icecream is made in the Hobart suburb of Moonah. As seen on this advertising sign, the company’s logo features the side profile of the head of a Viking warrior on a red shield. The warrior wears a helmet with wings, a notion popular in…

One of three photographs of domestic roof-top adornments in Lyttleton Street, East Launceston. The ornament on this roof creates a sea serpent effect, with its body coiling along the roof line and its head raised to look over the roof. Also known as…

A photograph of a raven banner at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. A raven banner is mentioned in a (late) version of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle reporting on a battle in 878 between an invading Viking group and the men of Devon. The latter defeated…