A spectacular, once-in-a-lifetime pageant brought the streets of Salisbury to life with a carnival of colour as Wiltshire celebrated the birth of our nation’s present day liberties 800 years on from the sealing of the Magna Carta.
The celebrations took place on the evening of Monday 15 June, eight centuries to the day since King John met the group of rebel barons at Runnymede and consented to a series of promises for new civic liberties. Read more
View photos of the Barons Trail through Salisbury – an art project to mark the Magna Carta 800th anniversary
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