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Stuck for something to do in June?

Credit: eete

Credit: eete

Two fantastic events coming up in June so get booking!

Shami Chakrabarti, Director of Liberty, examines the current pressures on the rule of law and human rights at the British Library, giving The Equality Lecture on 22nd June.
Tickets are just £7 for students – book now.

Don’t forget to pay the British Library’s current exhibition a visit – The Future of Liberty: Magna Carta and beyond – entry £5 for students. The exhibition is to mark the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta and includes two of the remaining charter documents. The exhibition runs until the 1st September 2015.

On the same theme the Castle Debates are putting on an official Magna Carta celebration event on the 1st June. 4 speakers will consider the extent to which our current rights to a healthy environment, for example, clean air and clean drinking water, reflect the principles set out in Magna Carta 800 years ago.

Speakers include: Nicholas Vincent, University of East Anglia, Professor Duncan French, University of Lincoln, Richard Wald, Barrister at 39 Essex Chambers and James Thornton CEO ClientEarth.

This 2 hour debate will take place at Radisson Blue Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel, Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3QD, with registration at 9am.

Book online for Magna Carta – Our Legal Right to a Healthy Environment, chaired by Jonathan Porritt CBE

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