Place-names, church dedications, archaeological finds, even the street pattern – all these give clues to where the Danes lived and worked. A thousand years ago, Norwich was a truly Anglo-Scandinavian town. http://www.heritage.norfolk.gov.uk/home
We have arranged a meeting, to discuss our project and the museums artefacts, with the senior researcher at the National Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen.
Today I emailed 12 organisations in Central Jutland and 12 in East Anglia today to continue creating a network of archaeologists and artists across these two regions. Really looking forward to getting some more responses.
We have also started to research artefacts from the Viking period that have attracted us because of their portable nature and their links to both Norfolk and Denmark. This has led to us considering expanding our timescale to include Saxon and Iron Age artefacts as well as we have found some very interesting creative links from this earlier period that we feel warrant further investigation. As it is early days for us we have decided to keep an open mind .
Trains and flights to Aarhus are booked as is airbnb. We are getting excited!