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Magna Carta

Event Description

Magna Carta. Was it the greatest contribution ever to English democracy? Was it even original? Was the civil war, and the French invasion that followed it, the best thing for England? Hear it all explained by the clerk of one of the Barons who was key in putting it before King John. Listen to him explaining the dreadful aftermath culminating in a French King being crowned at Westminster.

  • Duration: 45 mins
  • Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (no replay available)
  • Join as an individual or book for private groups up to 45
Simon Waterfield

Meet the Host, Simon

Simon Waterfield is a historical writer and performer of acted monologues covering subjects of a historical nature from the C7 to WW2. These are usually delivered in appropriate costume. Simon also writes and tells short stories on a variety of modern subjects. He has performed these stories for The Oddfellows, The WI, Probus, Freemasons, various museums around the country, various Art Organisations, CADW and National Trust, to name but a few.

Preparing for the Event

For the best experience, you will need to have Zoom downloaded onto your computer. Please ensure you're connected to broadband/wifi rather than using your mobile phone connection (3G/4G).

We also recommend that pets are either calmly sitting on your lap or in another room, and any refreshments you may require are within your reach!