Viking March roars back in to Rivington as Nordic festival returns

The legendary Viking March returned to Chorley with Vikings big and small invited to done their finest Nordic attire.

Monday, 19th August 2019, 10:28 am
Updated Monday, 19th August 2019, 11:28 am
I wouldnt mess with him ... Steven Hobin shows his strength

Taking place at Rivington Terraced Gardens on Saturday, the fun family festival had events and competitions for all, including prizes for the best dressed Viking and the best beard. Those who turned up had the chance to try their hand at archery, axe throwing, hammer toss, Kube (Viking skittles), and the Viking Shield hold strength challenge.

David Hargraves with (L-R) Veronica Hargraves, Keira Butler and Harley Holden
Run for your life! Leza Pressler takes up arms

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Ryan Merga taking a drinks break
Charley Wright with baby Einar, Keal and Kaelum
Steven Hobin
Lesley Atherton and Tracey Lomax
Viking March
Youngsters take up arms
Paul O'Brien, Yvonne England and Fern O'Brien
Children watch on
The Viking hoard gathers
Showing a youngster the Viking ropes
Vikings take a break
Matthew and Harry Bates
Charley Wright and baby Einar
Kelly, Dan and Lexa Pressler
Viking March
Viking March