Magna Carta 1215: What are we commemorating?

The next free community lecture organised by Swansea University’s Department of Adult Continuing Education (DACE), College of Arts and Humanities, will examine the Magna Carta.

Lecture title: Magna Carta 1215: What are we commemorating?

Speaker: Professor Daniel Power

Date:Thursday 12th February 2015

Time: 3.45pm-5.30pm

Venue: Discovery Room ,Swansea Central library, Civic Centre, Swansea, SA2 7NB

The ‘Great Charter’ issued by King John in 1215 was soon annulled and led to civil war and foreign invasion, yet it is hailed as the cornerstone of English liberty. This lecture will consider the reign of King John and the purpose of the Magna Carta.

Admission: Admission is free, but as seating is limited, book a place to avoid disappointment. Contact DACE Reception, 01792 602211,,