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Staffordshire Hoard to go on World tour

Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent in discussions over world tour. A selection of pieces from the Staffordshire Hoard may go on show in museums worldwide as part of an international tour. Birmingham City Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council, the joint owners of the Anglo Saxon treasure trove, say that they are in discussions about sending the seventh-century…

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…