Treasure trove of facts at Corby Heritage Centre’s latest exhibition

Heritage development worker Billy Dalziel in Corby Heritage centre
Heritage development worker Billy Dalziel in Corby Heritage centre
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A new exhibition is opening at Corby Heritage Centre on at archaeological find discovered in the Leicestershire village of Hallaton.

The Hallaton Treasure is made up of 5,000 Iron Age and Roman coins, a cavalry parade helmet, a number of mysterious silver objects and the remains of hundreds of pigs.

The exhibition at the centre in High Street opens on Tuesday, March 11, will give visitors the chance to learn more about the finds and find out about the treasure from those who found it.

Corby Council’s heritage champion, Cllr John McGhee, said: “Corby is proud to have its very own heritage centre, where we can explore fascinating facts of Corby’s past and educate our residents on the history of places outside of the borough. Come along and learn some fun facts that you never knew about the amazing Hallaton Treasure.”

The centre opens Monday to Friday, from 1pm to 4pm, and on Saturdays from 11am to 2pm. There is no admission fee.