On the weekend of the 13th and 14th June there will be a Medieval Fair at Windsor Racecourse. The Fair will feature a variety of events including an archery contest, a mobile Shakespeare play, a river pageant, a medieval joust and many more. There will be over 50 retail tents selling the latest items from gifts […]
Date: 14th June The Great Charter Festival gives you the chance to join in our exciting celebrations and find out more about the legacy of Magna Carta and what it means today. Get involved in hands-on activities and performances, sample food and drink, or try your hand in our crafts market place – there will […]
Date: 2nd June In this lecture Nicholas Vincent, an authority on Magna Carta, will explain the background to Hereford’s role in the Magna Carta. He will talk about civil war and the coming of peace to Herefordshire in 1217. Tickets: £5 For more information call 01432 374226 or email [email protected]
Date: 1st June – 20th September Free admission Tours will begin at temple and progress to the Guildhall. For more information, click here.
Date: 1st June Opening of the Egham Museum Pop-up Magna Carta exhibition in Egham, showcasing and celebrating community projects to commemorate the Great Charter. Supported by Strode’s College and Magna Carta School and sponsored by Runnymede Borough Council. For more information regarding events in Egham and Runnymede, click here.
Date: 1st June The second Magna Carta Citizenship Ceremony will be taking place at Allington Castle, where new British Citizens will be provided with a facsimile and information about the Great Charter. For more information, click here.
“Bad King John? Did he do good at the end? The relevance of the Magna Carta in the 21st Century.” Date: 28th May Lecture by Sir Robert Worcester, Chairman of the Magna Carta 800th Committee. In the Quire of Worcester Cathedral in the sight of King John’s Tomb. For more info, click here.
Date: 26th May – 31st July Society of Antiquaries of London, Burlington House, London As part of the celebrations to mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, the Society of Antiquaries will be staging a special exhibition where visitors will have the unique opportunity to see its three copies of the charter. The exhibition Magna Carta Through […]
Date: 12th May Surrey Arts’ next major event will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday 12 May 2015. Following a successful ‘Olympic’ themed concert in 2012, the 2015 event will celebrate the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta in Surrey. For more info, click here.
Date: 1st May This year the American Bar Association have selected Magna Carta as the theme for their annual Law Day. The day include lectures and conferences among other commemorative events. A prize giving will also take place to recognise those who have produced the best work in the ‘Young Lawyers Initiative’ art contest. For […]