Game of Thrones Tapestry

During our visit to Belfast in March, we had a chance to visit the Game of Thrones Tapestry at the Ulster Museum. Only for some reason I never got around to posting about it on the blog. I  was unsure whether to finally post the photos, but figured at it was truly impressive I would go ahead and upload them, even though it is over six months late.

As I mentioned in a previously Northern Ireland has embraced itself as Game of Thrones territory. The tourist board are encouraging visitors to explore the locations used in the filming of the television show. They have even created unique experiences for fans. One of the more recent additions is the Game of Thrones Tapestry. Housed in the Ulster Museum the 77-metre tapestry retells the first seven seasons of Game of Thrones.

Combining traditional Irish crafts and Game of Thrones. The tapestry is a cloth base of woven Irish linen. Locally produced flax and linen are then sewn into the cloth producing the beautiful embroidered scenes. If you want to know more about the crafts involved in making the tapestry the Wikipedia page has a wealth of information. Including details on the loom used to create the base and threads used in the embroidery.

The Tapestry

I have included a lot of my favourite scenes here, as you can imagine it is impossible for me to show the whole thing. However, if you want to see the whole tapestry, without a trip to Belfast the official website has a video showing the entire work.

As the tapestry includes scenes from all seven seasons, obviously this post will contain spoilers!

Game of Thrones Tapestry
Winter is Coming
Game of Thrones Tapestry
House Stark
Game of Thrones Tapestry
Baby Dragons
Game of Thrones Tapestry
Valar Morgulis
Game of Thrones Tapestry
Fist of the First Men
Game of Thrones Tapestry
Dracarys
Game of Thrones Tapestry
The Red Wedding
Game of Thrones Tapestry
You Know Nothing Jon Snow
Game of Thrones Tapestry
Battle at Castle Black
Game of Thrones Tapestry
House of Black and white
Game of Thrones Tapestry
Massacre at Hardhome
Game of Thrones Tapestry
The Dance of Dragons
Game of Thrones Tapestry
Shame
Game of Thrones Tapestry
Hold the Door
Game of Thrones Tapestry
Battle of the Bastards
Game of Thrones Tapestry
Daenerys crosses the Narrow Sea
Game of Thrones Tapestry
Meeting at the Dragon Pit
Game of Thrones Tapestry
Battle at Eastwatch
Game of Thrones Tapestry
Littlefinger’s Sentence
Game of Thrones Tapestry
The Night King riding Viserion

There is plenty of space at the end of the tapestry. I believe they will be unveiling a new panel next year after each new episode has aired. So you can see the Game of Thrones tapestry at the Ulster Museum in Belfast now, or wait until next year to see the complete masterpiece for all eight seasons.

Game of Thrones Tapestry

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