Programme marking the 800th Anniversary of the death of King John in 2016

Click here for a copy of our programme of events commemorating the death of King John in 2016


Logo_King-John--Magna-Carta-Logo-Positive_small.jpgUntil December 2016
King John, Magna Carta and Worcester Cathedral Exhibition
An illustrated exhibition about King John's will, tomb and reputation. His connection with Magna Carta, Worcester, St Wulfstan and Shakespeare. Plus Magna Carta in the USA, its legacy and influence today.

North Transept - Please note this exhibition will not be available during the period Tuesday 17 - Mon 23 November due to the University of Worcester Graduation Ceremonies.

Logo_King-John--Magna-Carta-Logo-Positive_small.jpgTalks by King Johns Tomb for Pre booked groups 
There is an opportunity to come and hear King John’s story told by one of the Cathedral guides, they reveal King John’s family background, life and disputes leading up to Magna Carta and discuss why he wanted to be buried in Worcester.  Click here to book.

Talks by King Johns Tomb for individuals
Friday 21 & Saturday 22 October, 1pm
Tickets £5 at the Cathedral Shop - advance booking not required


Prebooked Library visits for groups
Pre booked group visits to the medieval Library see King John’s Will, the oldest remaining Royal Testament in England,
his artefacts and relics. £5 per person.
Click here to book.

Shakespeare_at_the_Cathedral_small.jpg18 – 22 October 2016
Shakespeare’s ’King John’
Presented and performed by Worcester Repertory Company at Worcester Cathedral.
Tickets on sale through Worcester Live Box Office, telephone 01905 611427

Magna_Carta_800_logo.jpg Download a copy of the national Magna Carta Trails

Magna_Carta_800_logo.jpg Click here to visit the Magna Carta 800 website

Magna_Carta_800_logo.jpg Click here to see the Worcester Cathedral Library blog about King John's visit to Worcester in 1215

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