Saturday 13th June, Durham Cathedral. Saturday 20 June, Middlesbrough Cathedral. Young people from County Durham and Middlesbrough join with local singers and professional musicians to celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta through words and music. The main themes of equality before the law, democracy, and freedom have been woven together by composer Timothy Craig […]
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.
On Sunday 14th June, thanks to the generosity of Glyn Larcombe and his wife we intend to hold a ‘Liber Tea’ at the Grange followed by a ‘Songs of Praise’. This will mirror a Liber Tea to celebrate Magna Carta to be held in the Victoria Gardens next to the Houses of Commons and Lords […]
25 July – 5 August Hereford Cathedral boasts two important Magna Carta items, housed in its New Library Building, alongside a wealth of other medieval treasures. The first of these is the finest surviving 1217 Magna Carta, a significant revision and reissue of King John’s Magna Carta by his son, Henry III. This superseded the […]
9 – 17 June Services will be followed by a procession through the City. Stephen Langton was Archbishop of Canterbury between 1207 and his death in 1228, and was a central figure in the political dispute between King John of England and Pope Innocent III, which led to the issuing of Magna Carta in 1215. […]
A feast of English music at Lincoln Cathedral performed by three choirs and other classical performers. The choirs of Lincoln, Peterborough and Southwell Cathedrals will come together for a feast of mainly English music over four days in June 2015. On Thursday 18th June there will be an opening gala evening featuring Tasmin Little, the […]
13 June Lincoln will host the Magna Carta Weekend to celebrate the 800th anniversary sealing of Magna Carta exactly 800 years to the day it was first sealed in 1215. From carnival costumes and samba, to storytelling and street art, the Magna Carta Weekend will provide two days and one night of memorable music, sights […]
Join this special service of Evensong sung by the Cathedral Choir in the Quire where King John is buried. This Holy space responds to all human need, giving forgiveness and peace to any who seek it. It is likely that this traditional act of worship will include the new Magna Carta Anthem. From 12 noon […]
Event Date: Friday 25th September – Tuesday 29th September 2015 Town: Cartmel County: Cumbria Website: www.cartmelpriory.org.uk A long weekend of celebration with a central focus on the historical Flower Pageant in the Priory supported by a medieval, living history ‘Encampment, Tournament & Fayre’, Concert Programme and Son et Lumière.
Event Date: Saturday, 6th June 2015 Town: Faversham County: Kent Website: www.favershammusicclub.co.uk Local composer David Knotts brings together professional and amateur performers in a spectacular musical celebration of Faversham’s association with the Magna Carta. With music by David Knotts and words by John Gallas this World Première will be staged in St Mary of Charity […]