Tuesday 8 August, 7 pm

Impressing People: Seals as an Insight into Medieval Life and Culture in the Thirteenth Century

Dr Elizabeth New, Aberystwyth University


Tuesday 12 September, 7 pm

1217 and All That? The Forest Charter and the Landscape

Dr John Langton, University of Oxford

Tuesday 3 October, 7 pm

Shifting Liberties and Other Consequences: 18th- and 19th-century Paintings and Poetry Made in Europe and Britain

Prof Allen Fisher, Manchester Metropolitan University

Saturday 25 November, 7 pm

The Slow Journey on Women’s Rights: From Magna Carta to President Trump (organised with Amnesty International)

Helena Kennedy, The Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws QC

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this talk has been re-scheduled to take place on Saturday 25 November in the cathedral nave.

Tuesday 12 December, 7 pm

Conservation of the Great Charters: Magna Carta as Material Culture

Chris Wood, National Conservation Service


With the exception of the lecture on 8 August, booking is essential. To book, please contact Hereford Cathedral library on (01432) 374225/6 or by email. Tickets are £10 for each lecture.