Did you know York is home to a thriving Viking heavy metal scene, where traditional rock ‘n’ roll lyrics are replaced with Viking sagas in old Norse?
We’ll be honest, it was news to us.
But it is one of the fascinating nuggets unearthed as York features in a TV series taking a new look at all things old.
Britain’s Most Historic Towns begins on Saturday (April 7) on Channel 4 – with the episode featuring York airing on Saturday April 14 at 8pm.
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