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2015 Magna Carta Lectures - Making the Magna Carta We Want: The Unintended Meanings of an Icon by Neil MacGregor

Date: 
Friday 6th March 2015
19:30

Launch of Salisbury's new Magna Carta Exhibition 

An evening lecture by Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum

Chaired by the Very Reverend June Osborne, Dean of Salisbury.

Neil MacGregor is one of the world's most eminent art historians, whose ability to tell the stories of objects has helped spark a nationwide interest in museums and collections. He is best known for his radio programme and book, The History of the World in 100 Objectsand has been described as "The object that is currently the British Museum's most valuable."

The lecture will start at 19:30 doors open at 18:30 - you are more than welcome to attend Evensong which will take place from 17:30-18:15

We will have over 600 seats available in the main nave and aisles - there is no need to reserve your seats, they will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Entry via the North Porch.

Free - with retiring collection in aid of the Major Repair Programme

For more details on Magna Carta Events please see here