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Knife Angel Hereford Farewell Vigil

A peaceful, gathering open to all, especially those who have suffered from the catastrophic impact of violence and aggression in all its many forms. Beginning with a circular walking procession, returning to the Angel for poetry, music, prayer and artistic performances.
A quiet time to reflect and come together as a Community. Finally to bid farewell to the Knife Angel as it continues on its UK tour.
FREE TO ATTEND – We hope as many people as possible are able to join us on this special day.
Also known as the National Monument Against Violence and Aggression, this magnificent 27ft statue built from 100,000 confiscated knives and blades will come to the city on Monday 14 June and will remain in place outside the West door of Hereford Cathedral until 12 July.
The Knife Angel will be located outside the cathedral and will be free to visit with no need for visitors to book in advance. Relevant precautions, including a one-way system around the Knife Angel and volunteer stewarding teams, will be in place during the day to help welcome and guide visitors.

For further information about the Knife Angel’s visit to Hereford, please visit the dedicated website:

Prior to lockdown, the Angel toured around the UK and has become a national monument against violence and aggression in all its forms.

Full details and news of other events related can be found here.


11Jul 21This event has passed

Fees & Tickets

Free Event

Event Location

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford HR1 2NG

Organiser: Hereford Cathedral

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