A Modern Magna Carta comes to town
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
An exhibition created by school children on Magna Carta moves from Oxford Brookes to the Museum of Oxford Gallery this week.
being on display in the University’s Glass Tank exhibition space for the past
month, A Modern Magna Carta will be displayed
in Oxford Town Hall’s museum from Wednesday 29 July to Thursday 20 August (open
10am-5pm, Monday to Saturday).
exhibition features the work of students aged between 8 and 18 who took part in
the Modern Magna Carta Challenge.
a year-long engagement project run by Oxford Brookes, the initiative was an
invitation to young people from across the city to reflect the rights,
liberties and freedoms they believe people should have today.
work ranges from paintings to poems, sculptures to videos.
is open to everyone and has free admission.
just one example of Oxford Brookes’ involvement in Magna Carta activities.
of Oxford Brookes staff attended an event hosted by Experience Oxfordshire on
Friday (24 July 2015) at which Prime Minister David Cameron spoke.
as talking on plans to boost tourism, the special Magna Carta Anniversary
Celebration was an opportunity for the Prime Minister to recognise the wide variety
of projects taking place, including initiatives led by Oxford Brookes and
Oxfordshire County Libraries.
Minster commented: “I was delighted to mark the anniversary of Magna Carta in
the heart of my constituency, alongside so many people from business and the
information about Oxford Brookes’ activities celebrating the 800th anniversary
of the Magna Carta can be found on the University
the University’s Magna