Flags to be displayed in Parliament Square
1st – A ‘Read not Dead’ Globe performance of King John – book here
5th – Conference on Magna Carta and the Golden Bull at the Hungarian Embassy, London.
6th– Friday 6th March: Sovereignty, Liberty and the Legacy of Magna Carta: a debate event for 40 15-18 year old students at Cumberland Lodge, in partnership with Egham Museum and Inner Temple.
13th March – 1st September – The British Library’s main exhibition, Law, Liberty, Legacy, will open. The Exhibition will feature the Library’s Magna Cartas alongside the US Declaration of Independence and Bill of Rights.
14th – The Final of the Historical Association’s Great Debate, at the Picture Gallery of Royal Holloway, University of London. The question candidates are to answer is: ‘What does Magna Carta mean to me?’
20th – A Magna Carta debate held at Oxford Brookes: “On Liberty, Magna Carta and our future.” Newsreader Jon Snow, Helena Kennedy QC, and Shami Chakrabarti will discuss the state of liberty today.
20th March – 20th September – Oxford’s Magna Carta Exhibition, ‘Marks of Genius’ will open. Oxford’s Gloucester Magna Carta will be on display.
23rd March – 30th September – Hereford’s major Magna Carta exhibition, Icon of Justice – Pledge of Freedom, will open to the public
23rd March – 30th September – Cathedral displays begin at Hereford Cathedral, to display the Hereford story
23rd March – 20th July – Hereford Cathedral’s dedicated Magna Carta Exhibition (Magna Carta: Icon of Justice – Pledge of Freedom) will be opened to school parties on Tuesday mornings between 9.30 and 11.30. Booking is essential.
23rd – Unlock Magna Carta in Manchester. Unlock Democracy provide a constitutional engagement event in Manchester.
24th – Lincoln Magna Carta Lecture Series: Prof. Nicholas Vincent
25th – Unlock Magna Carta in London. Unlock Democracy provide a constitutional engagement event in London at LSE.
30th – Magna Carta 800 Symposium, State Bar of Georgia, Georgia Bar Conference Center, Atlanta.
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