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Odiham was a stepping stone on the medieval journey to Parliamentary Democracy and liberty.


Click on this logo to visits Odiham's new Magna Carta Website

 

Magna Carta 800th Celebrations at Odiham.
 

Activities already achieved:
  • Odiham Embroidery completed ready for framing. Click here.
  • Magna Carta Anthem commissioned and composed.
  • Mayhill selected to design the Constituency Flag to fly at Westminster.

 

2014 EVENTS

21st July – 9th August. Trailblazing of Magna Carta Cycle Trail and delivery of Magna Carta Anthem (Steve Brown)

For more information about Steve Brown's 1000 mile Magna Carta Cycle Trail please click here.

We extend best wishes and support to Steve Brown who is trailblazing a 1000 miles cycle ride that is now being adopted as the national Magna Carta Cycle Trail. He is delivering Magna Carta Anthem, commissioned by Odiham, to cathedrals around England and there will be a send off for him after the Sunday service at at All Saints on 20th July. Steve is also raising money for essential church maintenance - to donate please visit Just Giving and search for Odiham or simply click HERE.

21st November. Parliament Evening. Premier of Magna Carta Anthem. Plus
‘Mother of Parliaments? Eleanor de Montfort at Odiham in 1265’ – Dr Louise Wilkinson
 

2015 EVENTS

16th May. Magna Carta Concert, All Saints Church

22nd - 25th May. Magna Carta Festival:
  • Magna Carta Market, the Bury
  • Unveiling of the Odiham Embroidery, the Bridewell
  • Heritage display – including a facsimile of Odiham Vernacular Translation
  • Magna Carta Archery, the Chalk Pit
  • Magna Carta Banquet – the Cross Barn
  • Flower Festival, All Saints Church
  • Magna Carta Living & Hog Roast, King John’s Castle, North Warnborough
  • Original archaeology, Tunnel Lane, North Warnborough
  • Magna Carta Art Exhibition, the Cross Barn
7th June. Journey to Runnymede, with grand picnic beside the River Thames

14th June
  • Bells on Sunday on Radio 4 from All Saints Church
  • Progression of Bell Ringing to Runnymede/Wraysbury
  • LIBERTEA in the Bury & All Saints Church – celebrating the democracy & liberty we enjoy today – join Libertea across the nation at 3pm.

Plus

Art Trail; Guided Boat Trips; Cider, Ale, Refreshment and Food Trail; Canal Boat Rally at Colt Hill Wharf; Clog & Morris dancing.

 

For more comprehensive information about the Magna Carta celebrations, please visit: http://magnacarta800th.com/events/odiham/

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