One of the curators of the British Library’s Magna Carta exhibition examines the history and legacy of this globally-renowned document, and asks whether we are right to celebrate it in 2015.
Julian Harrison is one of the curators of the British Library’s major exhibition, Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy. He is responsible for the Library’s collections of medieval manuscripts, including Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. Julian is also one of the editors of the Library’s Medieval Manuscripts Blog, which was named UK Arts and Culture Blog of the Year 2014.
Tickets are £10 and go towards our appeal project. The bar opens at 6.30pm and the lecture begins at 7pm.