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Royal Holloway University host ‘Great Charter Festival’

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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 […]

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Egham Museum Displays pop-up Magna Carta Exhibition

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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.

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The Final of the Historical Association’s Great Debate

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Date: 14th March Theme: Civil Liberty This year’s question to be debated is: ‘What does Magna Carta mean to me?’ The entrant can choose to talk about Magna Carta or can pick an event, object, document, building, individual or group and explain why it has made an impact on their personal civil liberties, why it has wider historical […]

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RHUL Annual Magna Carta Lecture, Speaker: The RT Hon Jack Straw

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Date: 16th June Title: National Security and the Rule of Law; competing interests or complementary priorities? Since 9/11 there has been much discussion about the perceived ‘competing’ interests of the rule of law and national security. In light of recent events in Syria and Iraq, these issues continue to be highly topical. In this lecture […]

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Magna Carta lecture: Nick Barratt “1215 and all that”

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Event Date: Saturday 20 June 2015 Town: Woking County: Surrey Website: www.surreycc.gov.uk Dr Nick Barratt obtained a PhD in history from King’s College London in 1996, editing the 1225 Exchequer pipe roll and several Exchequer receipt rolls from the 1220s when the National Archives: Public Record Office maintained a site at Chancery Lane. On joining […]

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Magna Carta Study Day

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Event Date: Sunday 10 May 2015 Town: Woking County: Surrey Website: www.surreycc.gov.uk The study day will provide interactive materials and interesting information, to extend your knowledge on the Magna Carta. The History Centre welcomes Professor Nigel Saul (Professor of Medieval History at Royal Holloway University) and other various speakers, to share their expertise on the […]

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Lincoln Magna Carta facsimile exhibition

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Event Date: Early January to January 16th 2015 Venue: Surrey History Centre Town: Woking County: Surrey Website: www.surreycc.gov.uk/ An exhibition of the Lincoln Magna Carta facsimile will tour across the Surrey History Centre and Surrey Libraries from early January – March 2015. Get a close up look of the replica document that King John sealed […]