Snook 1️⃣9️⃣: Harald Hardreader

Find me at: Coppergate Centre, Coppergate Walk

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Created by: Norse Sky

Sponsored by: JORVIK Viking Centre

Meet Harold Hardreader, a Snook who travelled across seas and countries with some companions in search of Alcuin's library. As an avid reader Harold enjoyed his days within the library, but then one day, it was gone. In search of a new home Harold Hardreader met back up with the companions and settled with them in Coppergate (although it wasn't called that then). Over the years it began to change and after some people dug a massive hole there, they then built something called a museum in its place where Harold was able to find quiet spaces to read. Over the years he overheard lots of voices often talking about people who sounded a lot like his companions (who had long gone by now) and thanks to some support from the JORVIK Vikings (and Tony from the tech department) Harold Hardreader has been brave enough to leave the building and meet you and learn more about these Vikings he's heard so much about. We hope you'll join him.


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Norse Sky

We are Norse Sky, the Yorkshire based themed set builders & prop makers. Our in-house design and production team creates high quality structures and components from our North Yorkshire studio. We then deliver and install to attractions, locations and studios all over the world. From Leeds, Manchester and York to The USA, UAE and beyond.

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JORVIK Viking Centre

JORVIK Viking Centre is a truly unique museum attraction, based in the heart of York, welcoming visitors since 1984. As an educational charity, supporting other charitable project aligns with our values.

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