Leikvin viking market, June 2022

The first event we went on this year, was Leikvin. It was super nice to be back, both back at Leikvin and back in business. The Leikvin market is very beautiful and calm, giving us a chance to just be, make food, have a good time and relax. Here are some pictures from this years …

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December 21st – Tomasmesse and the jól celebration

It has been some days now since Anna pissihose the 9th of December, and the day people would normally start brewing their jól ale back in the days. Today, the 21nd of December, is called Tomasmesse, 'Tomas brewer' or 'Tomas full barrel'. The jól ale should be done and put on barrels by today, because …

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December 13th – Finger rings

Jewelry has been around for a long time, and finger rings is something that we all have a relation to. Some love to wear them, others hate them. Although some wear rings just as ornaments, to dress up or to feel nice, others might wear them to show status or wealth. Rings also have symbolic …

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December 12th – The silver treasure from Trondheim

September 4, 1950 was not going to be a normal day at work for those who at that time were digging the ground at Dronningens gate 10 in Trondheim. The reason for the digging was that they were going to expand the buildings of the Hovedpostkontoret (the main post office) in Trondheim. During the dig, …

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Viking winter games and midwinter blót with Österhus vänner, 2018

O'hoy there!This year - as so many years before - Trondheim vikinglag went to compete against our good friends in Österhus vänner in the annual viking winter games on the snow covered Norderön. We also participated in the midvintersblot which is always so beautiful! Guess who won this year! Oh yeah! Go Norway! Here are some pictures from this year's trip …

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Viking winter games and midwinter blót with Österhus vänner, 2017

So, yet another very delayed post. This is from our trip to Österhus last year! The viking winter games and the midvintersblot at Österhus on Norderön have become an annual tradition for us in Trondheim vikinglag. We go back every year to revisit the deep Swedish forests in Jämtland to compete for the most important …

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We’re going to Russia!

It has been ages since I last posted...I am really looking forward to the market season, and for me it starts already on Thursday when me and some other members from Trondheim vikinglag is leaving for Moscow to join one of Europe's biggest and best reenactment festivals, Times and Epochs. I am really looking forward …

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The fighters of Râsnov, Romania 2015

Alban, Pär, Jimmy, Kristofer, Linda, David, Johan og Remi organiserte ett fantastisk show for det rumenske publikumet. Jeg var sikkerhetsvakt og så det rundt seks ganger eller noe og syns det var like bra hver gang. Barna var helt med og buet på de de syns gjorde urettferdige ting, og heiet frem sine helter. Alban …

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Sarpsborg vikingmarked, 2015

Jeg og June var på Sarpsborg vikingmarked i helga. Det var et utrolig fint og koselig marked. Det ble veldig mye avslapning, litt matlaging, mye latter, møte med gamle venner og bekjente, og så ble det noen nye venner. Helt perfekt. Jeg er forelsket i denne lille jenta. Ida, den vakre datteren til Vanna og …

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Haithabu vikingmarked, 2015

Jeg har vært i Haithabu!Det var helt uvirkelig å kjøre gjennom ringmuren, og se landskapet som i vikingtiden utgjorde en av de aller største og viktigste byene i Norden i vikingtid. Haithabu, eller Hedeby, lå helt syd i vikingtidens Danmark, og byen regnes som den eldste danske byen (selv om den i dag ligger utenfor …

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Trondheim vikinglag + P3Dokumentar = sant!

Det har skjedd mye spennende side forrige innlegg (som det har blitt altfor lenge siden, igjen). I løpet av vinteren og våren har  vår høvding, Ingrid Galadriel, og Trondheim vikinglag blitt fulgt av journalist Kristin Evensen Giæver. Hun ble med oss til midvintersblotet på Norderön for å dokumentere hva det er vi holder på med. Alle …

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Trondheim vikingmarked, 2012

Endelig var det klart for vikingmarked i Djupvika på Lade i Trondheim igjen, og som vi gledet oss. Vi var så heldige med været. Vikverier kom for å vise oss litt slåssing og kamp. Polle Widmaiers telt, fullt av fargerike tekstiler og garn. Hun demonstrerte plantefarging. Hun hadde masse fine tekstiler til salgs. Vi hadde …

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