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800th Celebration of Magna Carta – Birmingham – speeches

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…….. June 18th 2015  Bramall Hall …….. University of Birmingham Music Theatre  …….High Sheriff West Midlands…… Chancellor of Hereford Cathedral Chris Pullin ………….Mustaq Khan …………. Joshua Rozenberg  ………… Magna Carta Then and NOW.

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Unknown-9Sally Taylor, CEO of the Koestler Trust and Joshua Rozenberg



Birmingham University’s Saul Becker and  Brian Barker, UoB alumnus and former  Old Bailey Judge



Jenny Loynton and Ms Judi Gilbert


Celebration speeches were made by Chancellor of Hereford Cathedral Chris Pullin and Joshua Rozenberg. Chris presented the historic context while Joshua took a contemporary perspective. Their speeches are available here.

Chris Pullin Magna Carta 800th       Joshua Rozenberg Magna Carta for hswm

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Judi Gilbert and Jayne Williams




Law School Representatives.




Two Interactive tables were installed in the networking space by The digital Humanites Hub. They were programmed by John Sears to reflect the breadth of Magna Carta information, illustration and video. Again reflecting our emphasis on Magna Carta Then and Now.

Photography – Graham Peet

Sponsored by Weslyan, Pinsents Mason and University of Birmingham.

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