The word carnival derives from Latin expressions meaning either to remove meat or say farewell to meat. These indicate the Christian roots of carnival which are to be found in the period leading up the fasts of Lent.
A new permanent artwork by British artist Hew Locke to mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta at Runnymede, Surrey was unveiled today . Locke presents The Jurors, a new public artwork permanently situated at the site where the Magna Carta was sealed 800 years ago. Unveiled in the presence of HM The Queen, HRH The Duke […]