Ordgar travelled North to join the crew of a Viking longboat. On the calm waters, we each gripped the heavy oars and pulled the graceful longboat across the reflected sky. With tired smiles on our sun-baked faces, we drank ale with new friends long into … Continue readingOrdgar and the Viking Longboat
Every year The Viking Society put on a training weekend for all the re-enactment groups within the society. With a wide variety of combat and craft skills to get stuck into, Ordgar members had a fantastic weekend. Round campfires, old friends were embraced and new … Continue readingViking society training weekend
Ordgar members got together for a party in a 12th century leper house, where they ate, drank and then fought!!!
Hundreds of vikings descend on the streets of York for the annual Viking Festival and Ordgar were there. Deals were made with traders, drinks were drank with new and old friends and tired feet marched through the ancient streets in a huge parade. As evening … Continue readingJorvik Viking Festival 2019
Hirdmal Bound by blood and brotherhoodOur spear point goes ever onwardThe warriors of Ordgar are no stranger to warHastings to York, victory goes, yet we thirst for more A singing swordA burning fieldA pool of gore Recall, at Sewell, when Dunstan and I slew foes … Continue readingTorsteins new poem