Kamma Jensen, born in Aalborg. Since 1967 living in Nørresundby, Lindholm, near by Lindholm Høje.
Member of the Vikinggroup Lindholm Høje since the group was started in 1990, from 1990 to 1995 as a member of the board (treasurer).
Has from the beginning taken an active part in the project: “A replica of the Bayeux Tapestry”.
Kirsten Bæk born 1950.Kirsten Bæk teacher in needlework and with many creative interests. Was invited to join the embroiders, I have participated since 2007 and have had many interesting events together with the other embroiders.
Birgit Højberg.My name is Birgit Højberg - born 1938.I have been a member of the wiking group Lindholm Høje since 1992 and have participated in the embroidering of the Bayeux Tapestry since the beginning in 2000. This work has led to many good experiences, both when we have been out telling of the tapestry at schools and clubs and in the daily work.
Gitte Pedersen , born 1957 in Filholm, Vendsyssel, Denmark.
Retired nurse with all crafts as hobby.
I was introduced to the Bayeux Tapestry group in 2004 at a history lesson at the VUC.
Birgit was my neighbour, and she really got me interested in the project.
I was allowed to join the Bayeux group at the group’s 5th birthday. First I had to embroider the small objects, after a while I started...
My name is Bente Ellyt and I’m born in 1949.
I was asked in marts 2000, whether I would join in embroidering a copy of the Bayeux tapestry. I had no idea about what this tapestry was, but I said yes and joined in. In order to be allowed to work on it, I should make a small sample with the right stiches used at the tapestry. It was all right and I have participated every year since that time...
I was born in Sæby in 1944
I was retired as a teacher with History and handicraft as main lectures. In November 1999 some women met to lunch at Kamma Jensen’s place. We were all members of Vikingegruppen LINDHOLM HØJE, and at that time, I brought the idea of embroidering a copy of the Bayeux tapestry foreword. We became a group in the Vikingegruppen LINDHOLM HØJE.
My name is Birthe Møllerskov and I am a nurse.
My access to the Bayeux tapestry happened trough my daughter. She was very much historical interested and wanted to join Vikingegruppen LINDHOLM HØJE. The whole family has been members since 1990, when the group was started. We have had many happy hours together with other Vikings around the country. Since the year 2000 I also...
I was born in Lindholm in 1941.
I have always told friends and colleges that I would be painting, when I would retire. It happened in the year 2001. And I have been painting in the past years, too.
I was also invited to the lunch at Kamma’s place that day in November 1999, where the suggestion about copying the Bayeux tapestry came about. I was therefore participating, when we embroidered the...
Helle Rasmussen (1961)
The reason, that I am doing the embroidering at the Bayeux Tapestry is, that I was as usually visiting the Viking marked at Lindholm Høje.
At the intrance three persons sat embroidering and talked about the Bayeuxtapestry. I stood for a long time and admired their work.
Later on the day I was asked, if it was time for me to be a wiking ( with the possibility to be...