Excitement is building for the 2022 Largs Viking festival, and the festival's committee has revealed the activities confirmed so far.

The festival runs from Saturday August 27 until Sunday September 4, with the full offering back this year plus some extra additions. 

Activities on offer include...

● Craft and food market (daily)

● Full Viking Village by Swords of dalriada historical and battle reenactment group (daily).

● Opening parade (Sat August 27)

● Live entertainment.  Sat Aug 27 & Sun Aug 28, Sat Sept 3 & Sun Sept 4)

● Glima Wresting (Sat Aug 27 & Sat Sept 3)

● Air displays (2 RAF Tutor aircraft Sept 3 & 4 along with a Cessna 182 Seaplane approximate time 3pm each day. Exact times TBC)

● Axe throwing (Sat Sept 3)

● Haakon Haakonsson lecture by Jim Glazzard MA at Vikingar (Times TBC)

● Book event/readings by children's author Louis Stowell at Vikingar (Sat Aug 27)

● Various fringe events.

FESTIVAL OF FIRE (8pm Sat Sept 3)

● Torch lit procession.

● Burning of longboat.

● Viking skirmish.

● Entertainment (TBC).

● Fireworks display.

For more announcements keep an eye on the Largs Viking Festival Facebook page.