Cultural Programme 2022

01 March 2022

Wondering what we can offer this year? Lectures, festivals, winter holiday activities, theatre, Christmas workshops and much more!

Throughout the year there are a lot of different things going on around our museums. Below you can take a closer look at what we currently have on the block for 2022. Individual events with more details will be posted under Events. Subject to changes to the program.


Book launch “Sami past in Lofoten”:

21 February at 19: Lecture with Knut Werner Hagen “General Fleischer and the battles for Narvik in 1940” at Sortland Museum.

February 23-27 The Northern Lights Festival – Winter party in Andøy at andøymuseet.


3. and 4 March at 14-16: Arctic Kids event at Narvik Museum

March 13 Family day at the Lofoten Aquarium, Espolin Gallery and the Lofoten Museum

March 15-16 School performance “Music in the Farm” at Melbo Manor

16 March Festaften/The radical gymnasium at Sortland Museum

18-27 March Winter party at Narvik Museum

24 and 25 March Lofoten fishing days on Å

March 30 Lecture with Ole Martin Rønning “First in the North – The Labor Movement in North Norway” at Sortland Museum.

Lecture with Knut Werner Hagen “General Fleischer and the battle for Narvik in 1940” at Melbo Manor. Date’s coming.


1-3 April Course with Tone Elvebakk in weaving Sami coma bands from Nordre Nordland and Sør-Troms. Melbo Manor in cooperation with NAKV.

2 April Lecture with Tone Elvebakk: Sami gákti/kofte in Nordre Nordland and Sør-Troms. Melbo Manor in cooperation with NAKV.

April 7 at 7:19 p.m.: Lecture with Åsa Elstad “Hurtigruta under the war” at Sortland Museum.

Week 14 Concert with the Sami group “Duvvene”. The date hasn’t quite set yet. Melbo Manor in cooperation with NAKV.


May 29 season opener/Coast Day at Lofoten Aquarium, Espolin Gallery and Lofoten Museum


Summer opening of museums: Ballangen Museum, Skaftnes farm, Bø Museum

  1. June starts city cycling in Narvik and the bakery at Å opens

June 4 The Arctic Triple starts from the Lofotr Viking Museum


Summer activities in museums

Summer opening of museums: Kjøpsvik Museum, Korsnes Museum

24-31 July Reginedagan at Bø Museum


3-7 August Viking Festival at Borg, Lofotr Vikingmuseum

August 12th “Touring Theatre in Trøndelag – The Last Viking” visits Vågan


Cultural heritage days 3-11 September:


4 October Kanelsnurren’s day at the Norwegian Fishermen’s Museum

Winter holiday activities at the museums

Mouse hunt at Fygle Museum

Autumn Day/Draugendag at the Norwegian Fishermen’s Museum


26 November Christmas market and Christmas workshop for children Bø Museum

Christmas workshop and super sale of annual passes at Lofotr Vikingmuseum

Bright living Kabelvåg vol. 4 – Gallery Espolin


December 3rd Christmas market at Narvik Museum and old-fashioned Christmas at Å

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