For 300 years the Vikings took the northern world by storm. In search of land, slaves, gold and silver, brave warriors and explorers set sail from Scandinavia. The speed and daring of the Vikings was legendary; Christian monks wrote with horror about violent raids on monasteries and towns. The raid on Lindisfarne in 793 was thought to mark the beginning of the Viking Age. Come and find out about when the Vikings came to the England and what they got up to. The Viking story is one of raiding, trading, exploring and settling.Views: 244 | Enquiries: 0
Sandy Leong is married to a Malaysian, spending time living and working in Malaysia. She is a professional speaker, trainer & published author and historian; she has had a lifelong career as an educator & developer of people working in the UK & the Far East; she is a qualified teacher, past CEO of a Racial Equality Council, Guest Lecturer at Universities, and Colleges of Further Education. She is Immediate Past President of a Speakers Club & an active member of the National Association of Speakers Clubs, & Chair of a Board of Trustees of a large Charity. She speaks regularly at Conferences, & to a wide range of groups including, W.I’s, U3A‘s & Historical Societies & as an After Dinner Speaker and is a guest lecturer with P & O, Fred Olsen and Thomson Cruise Lines.
Her specialist areas are the Vikings and the Tudors.
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