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Talk - Significance of the Herefordshire Hoard

Gareth with the Bring the Hoard homme to Herefordshire Team

Thank you to all that attended the presentation by Dr. Gareth Williams (pictured- centre), curator of early medieval coins and Viking collections, British Museum, on Wednesday 22 June, at which Gareth discussed the significance of the Herefordshire Hoard. Author of several books on Anglo-Saxon and Viking topics, Gareth is currently working on one on Anglo-Saxon hoards and another on Viking warfare and military organisation. He is an advisor for the new Museum of the Viking Age due to open in Oslo in 2026.


Talk - present day pillaging

Thank you to everyone who attended the talk on present day pillaging by Tim Hoverd at the MLRC, and we look forward to seeing you at the next talk by Dr. Gareth Williams on June 22.


Talk

Significance of the Herefordshire Hoard

Presentation by Dr. Gareth Williams, curator of early medieval coins and Viking collections, British Museum. Gareth discusses the significance of the Herefordshire Hoard. Author of several books on Anglo-Saxon and Viking topics, Gareth is currently working on one on Anglo-Saxon hoards and another on Viking warfare and military organisation. He is an advisor for the new Museum of the Viking Age due to open in Oslo in 2026.

Tickets are also available from the Black and White House Museum, in person or by calling 01432 260694


Viking Fun Day - April 10

Black Crow Vikings of Hereford with shields

Photo credit The Hereford Black Crow Vikings

Hereford Rowing club, 10.30am to 3.30pm

A whole range of amazing activities will be taking place!

Including -

      • Viking camp
      • Viking shield & combat practice
      • Viking life explored
      • Display about the Herefordshire Hoard
      • Replica hoard and Viking objects
      • Hands-on activities & dressing up
      • Metal detecting displays and ‘Have a go at metal detecting’

There will be refreshments available at the bar for the event.

We have the pleasure of welcoming Viking re-enactors - Brumvik and The Black Crow Vikings of Hereford.

There will be information about the Herefordshire Hoard and how to donate as well as hands-on activities including fun coin stamping and dressing up

We also welcome :

      • Discover History - Two historic re-enactors will provide Viking Life interactivity and engagement.
      • Hereford Searchers - Displays of metal detected artefacts, coins etc. Have a go at metal detecting - find the coin.
      • Bodgit&bandit - Replicas of some of the Herefordshire hoard objects. Replica coin and jewellery making tools.

Put it in your calendar now and join us for an amazing day of Viking fun.

BrumVik re-enactors

Photo credit BrumVik reenactors