November 27, 2014
From Magna Carta to West Africa: The British Library announces 2015 Cultural Programme.
27th November, 2014
Magna Carta will play a huge role in collections & exhibitions at the British Library in 2015, a press release today has confirmed.
Three exhibitions will involve the public in discussion about Magna Carta and the current state of liberties today, as well as a balloted event in which the four 1215 editions of Magna Carta will be united for the first time in history.
The three public exhibitions are:
Law, Liberty, Legacy: The largest ever Magna Carta exhibition to mark the iconic document’s 800th anniversary
Cornelia Parker: Magna Carta (An Embroidery)
Magna Carta: My Digital Rights – Do we need a Bill of Rights for the internet?
Other exhibitions this year include unseen collected letters of Harold Pinter, and a major exhibition exploring the culture of West Africa.