800 years of freedom

Egham Regatta


Sunday 28 June, 8.30am-7.30pm

To mark this important constitutional anniversary, this year you will be able to watch the regatta for free from the meadows. Races will run between Magna Carta Island and Ankerwycke Priory every 3 minutes throughout the day.

The Jurors

Artist Hew Locke with his artwork The Jurors at Runnymede © Tom D Morgan

This exciting new artwork by British artist Hew Locke is now open to explore.

Unveiled by Prince William on 15 June 2015, it is formed of 12 bronze chairs decorated with images and symbols relating to struggles for freedom, the rule of law and equal rights.

Other events

As well as all the Magna Carta festivities we'll also be running our usual seasonal guided walks around Runnymede throughout the year.

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Local celebrations

In recognition of the area's lasting legacy of liberty, there will be a series of local Magna Carta events. Look out for bell ringing, lectures, an exhibition at Egham Museum and more.

See Magna Carta