There are so many great ways to celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. It could be afternoon tea for a few friends at home, a series of public lectures, a street party, a parade, or a party in the park for the entire community. The options are endless. Wherever you live, you can get involved – there’s something for everyone.

 

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LiberTeas Colwick Starts at 1:00pm

Colwick Parish Council, Nottingham

Come join us on Sunday 14th June for tea and coffee, as we welcome all residents to the Community Centre to celebrate LiberTeas Colwick. ACCESS No stairs and accessible to wheelchair users.

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Nottingham Elders’ LiberTeas Starts at 12:30pm

nottinghameldersforum.co.uk, Nottingham

This will be a ‘Picnic in the Park’ where people will be invited to either bring their own picnics or purchase a ready made one (at a nominal sum) whilst they listen to the traditional English music and join in with the singing. There will be orators talking about the…

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Celebrating freedom Starts at 3:00pm

Acland court community centre, Dorchester

Afternoon tea with group of 60 – 90 year olds. Being free to enjoy one another’s company. ACCESS Community hall designed for all

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Magna Carta – LiberTeas Starts at 2:00pm

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London

An afternoon in the grounds of Dulwich Picture Gallery to celebrate the freedoms gained following the sealing of the Magna Carta. Free entry, open to the public and for all the family. Activities will include a series of talks, music in the chapel, a live theatrical performance relating to the…

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Manor LiberTeas Starts at 3:30pm

Guildable Manor, London

Reading of our Manor’s Royal Charter based on the Magna Carta’s rights for the Boroughs and City of London during a Summer Luncheon – ‘High tea’ for the Manor and Libertys of Southwark (Manor and Liberty mean the same thing). ACCESS DDA Compliant.

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Liberteas – Peckover House, Wisbech Starts at 2:00pm

National Trust - Peckover House and Garden, Wisbech

Afternoon Tea buffet will be served in our Reed Barn tea-room (in the courtyard if fine weather). We will commemorate the local links between Thomas Clarkson, Wisbech and the Anti-Slavery Movement, as well as informing visitors of the links the Peckover family had with the Quaker Peace movement. ACCESS The…

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LiberTeas in the marquees Newton Aycliffe Starts at 11:00am

ACORN RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION, Newton Aycliffe

LiberTeas in the Marquees will be a community tea party with entertainment for children. We would like to have a fun day with magic shows, balloons, face painting and games ACCESS Stewards available to help

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LiberTeas Bachelors Acre, Windsor Starts at 1:00pm

RBWM & Windsor and Eton Town Partnership, Windsor

Dating back to the middle ages, Bachelors Acre was the place where ordinary townsfolk would meet to host markets, fairs and until 1855 the Acre was used for the famous Annual Revel. So is the perfect setting to host our celebratory LiberTeas event. Following the Magna Carta 800th River Relay…

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LiberTeas at Essex Church Starts at 1:00pm

Kensington Unitarians, Notting Hill Gate

Kensington Unitarians are a community of kindred souls who meet each week at Essex Church in Notting Hill Gate. We are proud to be part of a worldwide and historic liberal religious tradition and we are proud to share our building with a wide range of community and multi-faith groups…

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International events

LiberTeas

Pool Riverside Park, Otley

Refreshments are available in the village hall and at 3pm we will take a cup of tea to celebrate the Magna Carta with the rest of the country. On Sunday 14 June, Pool Riverside Park is holding an event to celebrate new signage and information points in our 16-acre site.…

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LiberTeas Hong Kong

Hong Kong-UK Reunification Campaign, Hong Kong

On the 800th Anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta, the whole nation sits down to tea to celebrate. We will organise a LiberTea in Kowloon Park, Hong Kong between 2pm and 4pm to celebrate Magna Carta, which was the document that laid the foundations for the rights and representation…

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LiberTeas Debate

British Embassy Sofia in partership with Sofia Debate Association, Sofia

British Embassy Sofia in partnership with Sofia Debate Association invites you to LiberTeas debate on the topic: This House believes corruption is the price we pay for democracy. The event will be attended by Her Majesty’s Ambassador Emma Hopkins OBE and moderated by Michael Davidson, Head of Political Section, British…

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800 years ago 8000 miles away

Falkland Islands Government, Stanley

On 14 June 2015 the Falkland Islands will celebrate with a Public Holiday the gift of liberty inherited from Great Britain being restored by force of British arms in 1982. The Islands were freed from the dark days of Argentine occupation 33 years ago. On 15 June 2015 the Attorney…

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LiberTeas Diwaniya Kuwait

British Embassy Kuwait, Kuwait City

A diwaniya is a traditional Kuwaiti gathering where guests are invited for discussion in a welcoming social setting. The British Embassy in Kuwait is partnering with local youth organisation Equait to join the worldwide Magna Carta 800 commemorations and invites you to join our own diwaniya discussion at @masaha13 in…

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Northern California Virtual LiberTeas Event

The Tea Drinker, Sebastopol, California

We join with our English tea-drinking and history-affirming friends by dedicating all of our weblog posts on 14 June 2015 to the celebration of the Magna Carta and tea! Wherever you are in the world, please visit us and post comments on our blog posts on the day at www.theteadrinker.net.…

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LiberTeas with the British High Commission, Malta

Stay Up Late, Valetta

The weekend of LiberTeas coincides with the culmination of a project we’ve been involved in with 6 other European partners to produce a festival in Malta to showcase and celebrate art by artists with learning disabilities. We have been invited to hold our LiberTeas event in the garden of the…

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