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Knife Angel Hereford Welcome Ceremony

Due to government legislation and restricted numbers the welcome ceremony will be live streamed, please join in online.
More information on how to view the event will be published nearer the date, keep an eye on the Facebook page.
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.


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