Alfred The Great exhibit opens at the Winchester Discovery Centre

The Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre presents Alfred the Great: Warfare, Wealth + Wisdom 2 February - 27 April 2008.

The exhibit which "tells the story of a King’s battle against invaders; the transformation of his army into an effective force; his ambition for cultural advancement in England; his generosity and his legacy," features "original manuscripts, Viking weapons and hoards, Anglo-Saxon jewellery, coins, and ceramics" gathered from around the world.