January – December 2015 – Cathedral Banners at Hereford Cathedral. For more information, click here.
12th – The Magna Carta Charity Dinner at the Guildhall: launching 2015 Commemorations with Foreign Secretary, American Ambassador and Bishop of London.
14th – Lord Mayor Alderman Andrew Yarrow to speak at Gresham College on Magna Carta.
20th – Democracy Day, with UK Parliament
20th – The launch of ‘Parliament in the Making’ exhibition at Parliament, which will run until November. Banners will commemorate 800 years of the movements and moments that have made a difference in the journey to rights and representations.
20th – Citizenship ceremony in Brent – for the first time, new citizens will be given Magna Carta facsimiles as a welcoming gift.
22nd – Internationally renowned Medievalist Professor Nigel Saul of Royal Holloway, to give the first of many public Magna Carta lectures at the Beckenham and Bromley Historical Association.
30th – Lincoln Lecture Series: Lord Cormack.
29th – 31st – Ditchley Foundation Conference: ‘The Future of Democracy in the World: Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Conference’
31st – 31st December – Chertsey Museum’s Freedom Under the Law exhibition. For more information, click here.
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