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August

1 Aug – 30 SepAn exhibition at the Supreme Court, ‘The Impact of Magna Carta on the Way We Live.’
5th – A Liberteas event at Worcester Cathedral: ‘Simon De Montfort & Battle of Evesham’
Saturday 8 August, 10.00am–4.30pm & Sunday 9 August, 12.30pm–4.30pm – Magna Carta Medieval Weekend at Durham Cathedral. Click here for more information.
10th – 15th – Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival. Alice in Wonerland and Magna Carta theme.
13th – ‘Kent’s Place in Magna Carta: the Making and Preservation of a Legend.‘ Kent History and Library Centre, Maidstone. Professor Nicholas Vincent, Speaker.
15th August – 18th SeptemberMagna Carta Canada at the Canadian Museum of Human Rights, Winnipeg.
15th‘Magna Carta Mayhem and Merriment’ Re-enactment day at Hereford Cathedral
28th August – 6th September: Lincoln Magna Carta Festival 800. Featuring the family of Rosa Parks, Billy Bragg, David Starkey, the Levellers, Shappi Khorsandi, YouTuber Alfie Deyes, musician James Rhodes, and Poet Laureate Dame Carol Ann Duffy, DBE, FRSL.

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