As part of the Nationwide celebration of Rights and LiberTeas Treasure Hunts in London is organising a politically themed treasure hunt to coincide with the celebration marking the 750 anniversary of the Simon de Montfort Parliament (1265) and the 800 anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta (1215). Tickets are available from http://www.scavengerhunts.london/elected-political-street-game.html and https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rights-and-liberteas-street-game-tickets-15700313059 for… More Celebrate Britains Rights and Liberties on Sunday 14th June 2015.
St Andrews University St Andrews in Fife on the east coast of Scotland is named after Saint Andrew. It is home to the oldest university in Scotland and the third oldest university in the English speaking world. St Andrews university was founded in 1413 and has a reputation as one of Europe’s leading and most distinctive centres for teaching and research.… More St Andrew’s University
Montana Museum of Art & Culture In March the Montana Museum of Art & Culture held a treasure hunt to engage kids with art. Why use a treasure hunt? Museum docents are quoted in Dillon Kato’s report as saying:- “We really want kids and families to engage with the pieces more.” Anne Bertsche “The vision is that families… More Using Treasure hunts to engage kids with art
Historic turning point in Human Rights In “A Brief History of Human Rights” The Magna Carta is described as “arguably the most significant early influence on the extensive historical process that led to the rule of constitutional law today in the English-speaking world. In 1215, after King John of England violated a number of ancient laws… More Human Rights Act to be scrapped
Treasure Hunts in London is organising a politically themed treasure hunt to coincide with the celebration marking the 750 anniversary of the Simon de Montfort Parliament (1265) and the 800 anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta (1215)… More Join the Celebration of Britains Rights and Liberties with the “Rights and LiberTeas Street Game”
The May Fayre Samuel Pepys first saw Mr Punch in England on 9 May 1662, recording the event in his diary. Consequently 9th May is taken as Punch’s birthday and is celebrated with a birthday toast to Mr Punch at the May Fayre. 40th anniversary The annual Covent Garden May Fayre & Puppet Festival takes place on the… More COVENT GARDEN MAY FAYRE AND PUPPET FESTIVAL
The general election will take place on Thursday 7 May 2015 As the country goes to the polls here’s a blast from the past http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1i4EnjRKVQw
Public Art Trails There have been a number of public art trials taking place over recent years. Bears The NSPCC, visitlondon.com and STUDIOCANAL collaborated with Barclaycard to organise the Paddington Trail over the festive season in London in 2014. The trail was formed of 50 individually-designed Paddington Bear and ran from 4th November until 30th December 2014. The… More Art on the Street : Buses, Benches and Bears – Part 3