The festival is run by Milton Keynes Museum, and it will take place across the weekend of May 7 and 8.

After a pandemic-related break, the festival will see Viking reenactors make their return. The Viking Age enthusiasts will set up camp and give battle demonstrations to the visitors.

They will be joined by Roman traders, who will also be demonstrating their wares and selling items. Furthermore, at Wolverton Museum 12th Century, reenactors will show visitors what life looked like in the Medieval period.

The 2022 edition of the festival will have a new addition – Milton Keynes Museum's 1940s reenactment group.

The group will show visitors what life was like during the decade – when petrol rationing was in place and when people were left with less money after the war.

"A brilliant event"

"Our reenactment events are always calendar highlights, and with the pandemic having caused its cancellation in 2020 and 2021, we are thrilled to be able to bring the History Weekend back this year. It's a brilliant event, and it's not every day you get to interact with our ancestors!

"Of course, the rest of the museum attractions will be open too, so come along and support your local, friendly museum. I'll see to it that the Vikings are on their best behavior!" Bill Griffiths, the director of the museum, said, according to BuckinghamshireLive.

Those who wish to visit the History Festival need to buy a ticket. Standard ticket prices apply, giving buyers free entry for the following 12 months.

Tickets cost GBP 12 for adults, GBP 8 for children, and GBP 10 for those retired and unwaged. A family ticket (two adults and up to four children) amounts to GBP 36.

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