Thank you to everyone who supported and donated to our campaign to bring the Hoard home to Herefordshire. We’re delighted to announce we’ve made it.
Events coming up and latest news
Tim Hoverd, Herefordshire Archaeology Projects Manager, will be giving a talk at Kingsland Church to lift the veil on one of the most captivating local stories of modern times - the discovery of the Herefordshire Hoard.
Lost in the 9th century, the Hoard was rediscovered just outside of Leominster in 2015 and resulted in one of the largest Heritage Crime investigations in recent times, culminating in the successful return of the treasure to Herefordshire.
- 19 October, 7:30pm
- Kingsland Church, HR6 9QW
- Tickets £2.50
- Free tea and coffee
Due to the sell out talk on July 21 there is another opportunity to see -
Treasure Tales and Hidden Hoards
- 10 to 12pm, Tuesday 2 August
- Museum Resource and Learning Centre
- Cost £5.00
- Tickets available from the Black and White House Museum, in person or by calling 01432 260694
In this illustrated lecture, Peter Reavill, Herefordshire Archaeology, one of the principle archaeological investigators on the Herefordshire Hoard, explores the crime and explains why treasure is so important to our county’s story. Refreshments are available at each talk, which last about an hour before the speakers take questions from the audience.
See items from the hoard
Items from the Viking treasure have been brought from the British Museum to be displayed at the Hereford Museum Resource and Learning Centre (MRLC).
Be among the people in Herefordshire to see up close what all the fuss is about.
As well as the display of items from the hoard, visitors will discover much more about the treasure from hands-on activities and pop-up displays.
Viewing is possible at the MRLC from 10.30-3.30pm on these dates:-
- Wednesday 3 August
Herefordshire Hoard Roadshow
Come along to one of our community events taking place throughout the county from May to July to find out more about the Herefordshire Hoard, a Viking treasure hoard found near Leominster in 2015
Come and meet costumed reenactors who will be on hand to tell you more about life as a Viking, and take part in hands on activities. There will also be a pop up display giving more information about the hoard and how you can help bring it home to Herefordshire.