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Magna Carta 800 events in Bury St Edmunds, 2015:

Magna Carta Liber Teas, St Edmundsbury Cathedral, June 14, 2015


February 14 – November 20, Bury St Edmunds.

Barons Prize Trail 26 decorated bollards around the centre of the town to mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. Find all the bollards to enter the competition and win a £50 prize.

For the Barons Prize Trail Form (pdf) Click Here

Please return the completed form to the Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds

For the Barons Prize Trail Competition Rules (pdf) Click Here

For another trail in Bury St Edmunds town please check out http://www.ourburystedmunds.com/wolftrail


Lent at St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LS.

Lent addresses at St Edmundsbury Cathedral to mark the 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta with reflections on key social and political issues. A small Magna Carta display will be available.

Lent Sunday Sermons during Lent we welcome visiting preachers at the 10.00 am Sung Eucharist on Sundays who will preach on a theme related to Magna Carta (except Mothering Sunday).

Email for details from St Edmundsbury Cathedral, cathedral@stedscathedral.org, 01284 748720


Pageants and the People: Bury St Edmunds and the Magna Carta at Moyse’s Hall 4 May to 28 August 2015 FREE, IP33 1DX

Pageants and the People: Bury St Edmunds and Magna Carta exhibition at Moyse’s Hall Museum to show the large historical pageants of 1907, 1959 and 1970. In association with a team from Kings College London Redress the Past: Historical pageants in Britain 1905-2016 ( www.historicalpageants.ac.uk) and St Edmundsbury Borough Council.

Email for details from Moyse’s Hall, moyseshall@stedsbc.gov.uk, 01284 757160. Admission free to Pageant display (usual entry applies to other galleries).

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May 4-August 28, St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LS.

Bury St Edmunds Magna Carta 800 exhibition at St Edmundsbury Cathedral to reprise the popular Bury St Edmunds Magna Carta 800 exhibition of 2014 on a smaller scale.

Email for details from St Edmundsbury Cathedral, cathedral@stedscathedral.org, 01284 748720.


May (date to be confirmed), Moyse’s Hall Museum, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1DX.

1959 Pageant Reunion to mark the Magna Carta year by bringing together those that took part or were in some way involved with the Bury St Edmunds 1959 pageant.

Email for details from Moyse’s Hall, moyseshall@stedsbc.gov.uk, 01284 757160. Booking essential.


May 22, 7 p.m. Moyse’s Hall Museum, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1DX

Pageants Film Night an evening event to show excerpts from the archive footage from Bury St Edmunds pageants in 1907, 1959 and 1970 with an emphasis on the Magna Carta.

Email for details from Moyse’s Hall, moyseshall@stedsbc.gov.uk, 01284 757160. Booking essential.


June 14, St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LS.

LiberTeas at St Edmundsbury Cathedral to mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.

Email for details from St Edmundsbury Cathedral, cathedral@stedscathedral.org, 01284 748720. Booking essential.


June 22, Bury St Edmunds.

Legal Walk by The Access to Justice Foundation to mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.

The Foundation is a national charity aiming to provide access to justice for the most vulnerable in society and it holds fundraising events throughout the year. The walks are sponsored events which are usually 10k long and take in the local sights and places of interest, additional activities such as picture competitions and raffles make it a fun event for all involved. The walks have traditionally been aimed at the legal profession as the main supporters of access to justice causes but teams or individuals from the legal profession and, increasingly, the local community can celebrate the work of the free legal advice sector by signing up to walk and raise money for their local Legal Support Trust.

Details from Martha de la Roche, The Access to Justice Foundation, Email: enquiries@atjf.org.uk, 020 7092 3973 www.accesstojusticefoundation.org.uk