Upcoming Events

Staffordshire Hoard at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

January 1, 2011 - August 24, 2014

The current Staffordshire Hoard exhibition at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery will close on August 24th. The exhibition is closing in preparation for the opening of the new Staffordshire Hoard gallery. This will open in mid-October 2014. This will uncover the secrets of the jewellery-makers...

Weapons and Warfare at Tamworth Castle

August 25, 2012 - August 31, 2014

There is a permanent display of items from the Staffordshire Hoard at Tamworth Castle. As the ancient capital of Mercia and once home to the King of Mercia’s palace, Tamworth’s history is crammed with stories of intrigue and warfare. Explore our exhibition on Saxon Tamworth, which...

Staffordshire Hoard Conservation Studio Tour at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

September 2, 2014 12:30 pm - September 2, 2014 1:45 pm

Visit the Conservation Studios for a 30 minute introductory talk on the Staffordshire Hoard with one of our curators and Hoard Conservation team who will tell you more about this fascinating find, during an exclusive visit for the ticket holders. Following this the team will...

Staffordshire Hoard at Tamworth Castle

August 27, 2011 - September 18, 2014

There is a permanent display of items from the Staffordshire Hoard at Tamworth Castle. As the ancient capital of Mercia and once home to the King of Mercia’s palace, Tamworth’s history is crammed with stories of intrigue and warfare. Explore our exhibition on Saxon Tamworth, which...

Staffordshire Hoard at Lichfield Cathedral

April 30, 2012 - December 31, 2016

There is a permanent display of items from the Staffordshire Hoard at Lichfield Cathedral. The origins of Lichfield Cathedral are rooted in the time scholars believe the hoard was buried. Discover the Lichfield Cathedral story – learn about the ‘Christianisation’ of Mercia and the heroic figure...