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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Penshurst Village Fete Starts at 12:00pm

Penshurst Village Fete Committee, Penshurst

On Sunday June 14, our community comes together to celebrate our annual fete. This year we have adopted the theme of Magna Carta. Thus we come together, as a community to commemorate and celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, and at 3pm shall join with the rest of…

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LiberTeas at Somewhere Else! Starts at 12:00pm

Somewhere Else Coffee House and Bakery, Sheffield

Come join us on Sunday 14th June for tea, coffee and a piece of liberty-cake, as we welcome local residents and guests to a special LiberTeas at Somewhere Else Coffee House and Bakery. Further details to follow.

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LiberTea at Odiham Starts at 12:00pm

The Odiham Society, Odiham

LiberTea for 800 people will recall the 800 poor fed at Odiham by Eleanor de Montfort following the Montfort Parliament of 1265. Bells on Sunday on Radio 4 will start the day with a recording from All Saints Church at Odiham at 5.45 am. This will be followed by morning…

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Monks House LiberTeas Starts at 2:00pm

Monks House, Lewes

Tea party at Monks House – the country retreat of Virginia Woolfe. Further details will be made available shortly.

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Red House LiberTeas Starts at 2:00pm

Red House, Bexleyheath

Celebrate LiberTeas at Red House, the home of William Morris, the founder of the Arts and Crafts movement. Further details will be made available shortly.

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Batemans LiberTeas Starts at 2:00pm

Batemans, East Sussex

To celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta being sealed, Bateman’s will be joined by Geoff Hutchinson as Rudyard Kipling reading ‘The Reeds of Runnymede’ at 3pm on Sunday 14th June. We are inviting every visitor to indulge in a free ‘cup of tea for liberty’’ during the reading.

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Anglesey Abbey LiberTeas Starts at 2:00pm

Anglesey Abbey, Cambridge

On Sunday 14 June, Ben Cowell, the East of England Director for the National Trust will host a presentation on the ‘Great Charter’, its history and close links with Anglesey Abbey. Join our one-off event to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta and enjoy a cream tea whilst…

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Salisbury Liberteas Starts at 2:00pm

Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury

Magna Carta Diocesan Pilgrimage from Old Sarum to Salisbury Cathedral, 14:00 Join the Diocese of Salisbury and the Cathedral community in this pilgrimage to trace the journey of the Magna Carta from Old Sarum to Salisbury. All welcome. The pilgrimage will be joined by the Access to Justice Magna Carta…

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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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