Historical re-enactments coming to Lanark

From The Scotsman, about various historical re-enactments on Lanark racecourse this weekend. No link for details, I’m afraid.

Welcome to Scotland’s National Living History Festival where giant
catapults fire grapefruit and a fearsome Viking called Thorgunna is, in
fact, a friendly compliance officer called Gail….

Thousands of members of the public are expected to step back in time
and visit a mock-up street populated by Romans, who originally settled
in the Lanark area around 79AD and who will also demonstrate their
legendary military might. The Vikings, who settled in the Clydesdale
area from about 950, are represented by an encampment of more than 50
tents, as well a replica Viking longship….

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