Updated list of celebration events for the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta


Magna CartaIt’s not long now to the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta in a field at Runnymede near the banks of the Thames, on 15 June 1215. Here’s an updated list of local events associated with anniversary.

Surrey Heath residents won’t need to travel far to enjoy the many local community anniversary celebration events. Here are some pointers to a few of the events, and to other local information sources.

  • Runnymede celebrates the Magna Carta 800th anniversary with numerous events, these are just a few of them
    • Pageanta thrilling re-enactment of the meeting between English King John and 25 of his Barons, that took place at Runnymede on the River Thames in 1215, will be held on Sunday 14 June at Runnymede Pleasure Ground.
    • River Relay – an impressive flotilla of boats, including HM The Queen’s Rowbarge ‘Gloriana’ will set off from Hurley on 13 June, stopping at various locations…

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About Roger Nield MBE

Safety Director for the SMPL Organisation and supporting our Vulnerable Veterans Programme.
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