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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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Magna Carta Through the Ages – Society of Antiquaries

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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 […]

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Exhibition at the Supreme Court, ‘Magna Carta on the Way We Live’

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Date: 1st August – 30th September The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom will host a free two-month exhibition and a range of associated educational activities during August and September 2015, critically examining the role of the Magna Carta in the UK’s constitutional settlement.   For more information on this event please visit the Magna […]


Magna Carta Women – Exhibition

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11th – 30th March Maidenhead Berskhire To celebrate the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, we are delighted to be hosting the touring Magna Carta Women Exhibition by Tracy Satchwill. She describes her work as “a playful collage of women and men who have had an impact on British women and their […]


Magna Carta Women – Talk by artist Tracy Satchwill

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Tuesday 17th March 2015 Maidenhead Berkshire To celebrate the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, we are delighted to not only be hosting the touring Magna Carta Women Exhibition by Tracy Satchwill, but also having Tracy join us to talk about her fascinating work. She describes her exhibition as “a playful collage […]


Magna Carta: Icon of Justice – Pledge of Freedom

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23 March – 3 September 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 […]


Lincoln’s Magna Carta Weekend

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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 […]

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Lincoln Castle Magna Carta Experience Opening

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Lincoln Castle re-opens its doors after a £22m investment; revealing the David P J Ross Magna Carta Vault, vast improvements to the Castle’s prisons and its walls and a new Heritage Skills Centre. After a £22m investment into major improvement works, Lincoln Castle will be opening its gates to the public on 1st April 2015. […]


Parliament in the Making

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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 […]

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‘Marks of Genius’ exhibition, at the Morgan Library, Oxford

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The Bodleian Library will display the Gloucester Charter from 6th June – 28th September 2015 at the new Weston Library in an exhibition entitled Marks of Genius. The library is also planning a smaller display in the atrium of the Weston Library and hopes to show two other Charters there in May and June, with […]