Programme marking the 800th Anniversary of the death of King John in 2016
Click here for a copy of our programme of events commemorating the death of King John in 2016
Until December 2016 King John, Magna Carta and Worcester Cathedral Exhibition An illustrated exhibition about King John's will, tomb and reputation. His connection with Magna Carta, Worcester, St Wulfstan and Shakespeare. Plus Magna Carta in the USA, its legacy and influence today.
North Transept - Please note this exhibition will not be available during the period Tuesday 17 - Mon 23 November due to the University of Worcester Graduation Ceremonies.
Talks by King Johns Tomb for Pre booked groups There is an opportunity to come and hear King John’s story told by one of the Cathedral guides, they reveal King John’s family background, life and disputes leading up to Magna Carta and discuss why he wanted to be buried in Worcester. Click here to book.
Talks by King Johns Tomb for individuals Friday 21 & Saturday 22 October, 1pm Tickets £5 at the Cathedral Shop - advance booking not required
Prebooked Library visits for groups Pre booked group visits to the medieval Library see King John’s Will, the oldest remaining Royal Testament in England, his artefacts and relics. £5 per person. Click here to book.
18 – 22 October 2016 Shakespeare’s ’King John’ Presented and performed by Worcester Repertory Company at Worcester Cathedral. Tickets on sale through Worcester Live Box Office, telephone 01905 611427
Download a copy of the national Magna Carta Trails