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The Vikings invaded Flag Fen for the second year running keeping hundreds of visitors entertained during the heatwave.

Flag Fen is hosting a weekend of special events highlighting life in Saxon England and the Viking invasions with demonstrations, living camps and battle scenes - following the success of a similar event last year.

Viking Warriors invade Flag Fen for a weekend of battles

Viking Warriors invade Flag Fen for a weekend of battles

Visitors can watch a full-scale battle between warriors (maybe even have a go yourself!), and visit Viking and Saxon living history camps to experience life a thousand years ago, plus there will be plenty of fun family activities throughout tomorrow (Sunday, July 7).

Hundreds of people flocked to see today’s events and more are expected tomorrow.

The timetable will be:

11.00 Training a Warrior at the Saxon camp

11.30 All About Archery talk & demo in the Iron Age Roundhouse

12.00 Skirmish main arena

12.30 Clothing in the 9th Century talk & demo in the Iron Age Roundhouse

13.30 Archery Display main arena

14.00 Early Medieval Past Times talk & demo in the Iron Age Roundhouse

Ticket prices:Adults: £6. Children, Students and Seniors: £4. Families: £15, under 5s free.

Flag Fen is situated just off The Droveway, Northey Road, Peterborough , PE6 7QJ.