Vikings in Dumfries and Galloway

Pictorial image of viking costume
Pictorial image of viking costume

Andrew Nicholson

Over 70 members and guests of Kirkcudbright History Society were treated to a lively, informative, illustrated talk on the Vikings in Dumfries and Galloway at their first meeting of the winter season.

The speaker wearing Viking dress and carrying weapons and implements of the period was “Guthrum Thor Wulfsson”; better known locally as Andrew Nicholson, Historic Environment Record Officer with Dumfries and Galloway Council. Andrew has considerable local knowledge and practical expertise on the Vikings and gave a clear insight into their influence in our region.

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