Castle plan for permanent display of Hoard treasure

Published by This isTamworth, Monday 6th February 2012 “A PERMANENT display of up to 80 items from the Staffordshire Hoard could open atTamworthCastleby 2014. Officials at Tamworth Borough Council were discussing the plans as the Herald went to press – and revealed they were working on opening an interim exhibition of 14 items within the…

The National Geographic Channel videos about the Saxon Gold

Part One: Finding The Hoard        Description From Website This tale of the largest Anglo Saxon treasure hoard ever found is a must-see for the modern day treasure hunter. The unprecedented find mesmerised archaeologists and historians around the world, and made global headlines. In Saxon Gold: Finding the Hoard, we uncover the full story.…

Yanks can’t get enough of county’s hoard

Published by Staffordshire Newsletter: Thursday 24th November 2011. “HISTORY buffs in America are “bombarding” a Stafford museum with requests for jewellery inspired by the Staffordshire Hoard.   US interest in the treasure has rocketed since artefacts were put on display at the National Geographic Museum in Washington DC last month, with more than 1,000 paying…

THE 3-MINUTE INTERVIEW: Deb Klemperer

Published by The Washington Examiner, written by Examiner Staff Writer, Thursday 27th October 2011. “Klemperer, the principal collections officer at the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, is among the officials traveling to Washington from Stoke-On-Trent in Staffordshire, England, to display at the National Geographic Museum the largest find of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver.” – Taken…

Hoard could be set for more US displays

Published by BirminghamCityCouncil, GEOFFC, Thursday 3rd November 2011.  “The runaway success of the opening of a Washington DC exhibition of the Staffordshire Hoard could pave the way for further US displays. More than 1,000 visitors flocked to the opening weekend of a 100-piece exhibition of the treasure at the National Geographic Museum – the second…