Round 1 Grants (Announced June 2014):
To fund the Faversham centric element of the Kent-wide Touring Exhibition to commemorate Magna Carta 800 – ‘Magna Carta Rediscovered’.
To fund artists to explore with Lincoln’s communities the contemporary issues that relate most strongly for them around the principles set out in Magna Carta 800 years ago.
Magna Carta 2015 and beyond: media students at Bournemouth University will produce a suite of new digital media projects (film clips and a free App) to educate and inform the public about Magna Carta and its enduring significance.
To present an up to date version of the traditional pageants to tell the Magna Carta story of the town.
A multimedia website focusing on public representations of Magna Carta throughout the world.
US Magna Carta Law School Scholarship Program and Triennial Magna Carta Symposium: an endowment to fund a Magna Carta scholarship and to fund the first triennial Magna Carta symposium.
An international creative essay competition for 11-18 year olds, to include ESU member countries and Commonwealth nations to create their own Magna Carta for the 21st century.
Commissioning a Cantata to be performed at Runnymede on 15 June 2015 and available for others to use, composed by Nicholas O’Neill, Choirmaster and Composer in Residence to the Parliament Choir.
It might have taken 800 years, but on 31st July 2015, judgement shall be passed on whether the actions of the Bishops and Barons at Runnymede in 1215 constituted Treason.
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