by Mary Burstow on 11 June, 2015
Take tea at 3 with Cheam Rotary on Sunday 14 June and join a nationwide celebration to mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta
On Sunday 14 June at 3pm, to mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta (15 June 1215), the clink of teacups will be heard as communities across the UK take tea together as part of LiberTeas
LiberTeas, which is organised by the Houses of Parliament in partnership with the National Trust, encourages people across the UK to take a moment to celebrate, debate and reflect on the freedoms and rights.
In Cheam everyone is invited to attend our LiberTeas celebration and debate at the War Memorial Gardens outside Cheam Library. Cheam’s history is very rich and the town was awarded it’s charter in 1259, just 44 years after the Magna Carta, with roots back to 1018.
Just turn up and over a cuppa join in the discussions reflecting on your Freedoms and rights.
Speaking about this event Mike Thorn from Cheam Rotary said, “We hope everyone in Cheam will come and join the commemoration of liberties this Sunday. Our LiberTeas is going to be a great day out and a great opportunity for us all to reflect on and celebrate those liberties we each enjoy but often take for granted.”
Cheam’s celebration is one of more than 200 events are taking On Sunday 14 June at 3pm, to mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta.
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