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 a special celebration event planned for the Magna Carta sealing anniversary day, 15th June 2015.
Oxford Brookes University will be reflecting on the Significance of Magna Carta in Contemporary British Society. Highlights include a one-day symposium in March 2015 for older pupils, students and the local education community to discuss questions relating to Magna Carta together with a Moot Court run by the Law Department and a 12-month Historical Understanding project working with Year 7 students from the Oxford community. Primary and secondary school pupils together with children from local learning disability charities will display their work in the Brookes’ Glass Tank exhibition space from 22nd June to 24th July 2015. Also, a high profile “3 Chancellors” event on 20th March 2015 with Baroness Helena Kennedy, Jon Snow and Shami Chakrabarti discussing topics including Magna Carta.
To visit the Bodleian’s Marks of Genius exhibition website, click here.