Northumbrian Sagas at Ripon Cathedral

Explore the Norse legend surrounding the dragon Fafnir and Sigurd - slayer of dragons - through song, dance and music! Dragons will be descending on Ripon this Autumn as we celebrate our city’s ancient heritage, which includes an unassuming stone housed in the Library at Ripon Cathedral. Known as the Sigurd Stone, this remnant of a grave stone may well have stood atop the grave of a Norse settler in Ripon who died in the 9th/10th centuries.

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