Home   »  Attractions
Currently viewing the category: "Attractions"
Middlesbrough Cathedral

St Mary’s Cathedral

Posted · Add Comment

Middlesbrough Teesside middlesbroughrccathedral.org/ St Mary’s Cathedral is the Mother Church of the Catholic community in the Diocese of Middlesbrough and seat of Bishop Terence Patrick Drainey. It is both a holy place of worship and a solace of prayer. Saint Mary’s is home to a community of people who seek to make it a place […]

St Andrew’s Flower Festival

Posted · Add Comment

There will be a flower festival on 6th and 7th June 2015, organised by Lucy Foster in St Andrew’s Church (which would have been over one hundred years’ old in 1215). For more information, please click here


Parliament in the Making

Posted · Add Comment

In 2015 The Houses of Parliament, along with the nation, will be celebrating a special year: 750 years since the De Montfort parliament and 800 years since the sealing of Magna Carta. Parliament in the Making is a year-long programme of UK-wide events and activities which will commemorate significant historic anniversaries that underpinned the establishment […]


British Library: ‘Law, Liberty, Legacy’.

Posted · Add Comment

To mark the 800th anniversary of the granting of Magna Carta, the British Library is holding a once-in-a lifetime exhibition that explores the history and resonance of this globally-recognised document. The exhibition is sponsored by Linklaters. When granted by King John in 1215 Magna Carta was a practical solution to a political crisis, but in the […]

Durham City

Magna Carta and the Changing Face of Revolt

Posted · Add Comment

1st June – 31st August Durham Cathedral in Durham City, often cited as the greatest Norman building in Europe, holds three editions of Magna Carta dated 1216, 1225 and 1300, which demonstrate the evolution of the original. In the summer of 2015, see the only surviving 1216 issue of the Magna Carta in a fascinating […]

Nave interior - canterbury cathedral - attraction

Canterbury Cathedral

Posted · Add Comment

  Part of Trail 4 Location: Canterbury, Kent Visit the Website Canterbury Cathedral forms one third of Canterbury’s UNESCO World Heritage Site. From the conversion of the Anglo-Saxons of Kent to Christianity in 597 and the proclamation of the first Archbishop of Canterbury, it was at the core of religious life and many political disputes with the […]

Attraction - City of London Heritage Gallery

City of London Heritage Gallery

Posted · Add Comment

  Part of Trail 1 Location:  City of London, London Visit the Website The Heritage Gallery showcases important and precious documents from the impressive archives of the City of London Corporation. A changing display of exhibits includes Magna Carta and other medieval documents from the City’s history like the beautifully-illustrated Carta Antiquae (an important legal reference for […]

Attractions - Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta

Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta

Posted · Add Comment

  Part of Trail 2 Location:  Salisbury, Wiltshire Visit the Website Salisbury Cathedral has been home to perhaps the best preserved of only four remaining original 1215 Magna Carta since it was first delivered. On 14 February 2015, a brand new exhibition opens using the latest interpretation techniques to bring the documents ancient background and modern significance […]

Attraction - Guildhall Galleries 500x400

Guildhall Galleries

Posted · Add Comment

  Part of Trail 1 Location:  City of London, London Visit the Website The magnificent Guildhall has long been the home of City governance, with the current Great Hall dating from 1411. Today, the complex is a wonderful mix of the ancient and the new, comprising gothic architecture, the pomp and circumstance of the City of London, […]