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Fornebei Herfolk

Fornebei Herfolk

Formby, United Kingdom

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About Fornebei Herfolk (Formby Vikings) are a social group that likes to get together when they can in pubs and coffee shops around Formby to play traditional board games and talk Vikings and sometimes participate in living history events across the region.
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Mission Our Mission is


- To share interest in Formby's historical past dating back from 902 AD when the Vikings first settled along the coast and from 1086 AD when the village was first documented in the Domesday Book

- To encourage involvement in living history events and activities as a means of revitalising community engagement and well being and

- To rekindle interest in traditional activities such as playing traditional board games, participating in the arts, music, craft skills, designing and making
Description As a living history group we get together on a regular basis to share and learn more about local history and in particular the North West Regions Viking past. This includes understanding and appreciating the culture, their music and arts, beliefs and pastimes during the viking age. We get together on a regular basis and enjoy playing traditional board games including Hnefatafl (Viking Chess) whilst talking about future Vikingr campaigns. We have organised and participate in a variety of living history events across the region including Formby's annual Viking Festival (Now in its 6th year), "meet the vikings" and school presentations . During the rest of the year group members can be found playing traditional board games each week in local mead halls!
Founded October 2013

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