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Lincoln Knights’ Trail: Part 2

Lincoln Knights’ Trail: Part 2

To celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Battle of Lincoln and the sealing of the Charter of the Forest, 36 sculptures will shortly appear across Lincoln to form a Knights’ trail. Schools, like Heighington Millfield Primary Academy, have been joining in the fun too! (See Part 1 here.) After a workshop and a brainstorm of […]

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The YJA Magna Carta Series Part 5: Following the Trail of the Barons

The YJA Magna Carta Series Part 5: Following the Trail of the Barons

Last week, to launch the start of the Magna Carta 800th birthday celebrations, twenty-five brightly coloured model barons appeared in Lincoln. They form the ‘Barons Trail’ and they’ve proved to be an instant hit with tourists and locals alike. The wonderful models represent the barons who, in 1215, forced King John into adding his seal […]

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Four Copies of the Magna Carta on Display

Four Copies of the Magna Carta on Display

‘For the first time ever all four copies have been brought together’ There are just four copies of the Magna Carta. Normally, two are kept in the British Library, one in Lincoln Castle and one in Salisbury Cathedral. (The Lincoln copy of the Magna Carta has just returned from a tour of the US.) To […]