Our Events

The R400 celebrations are underpinned throughout by the history of the exploits and enduring legacies of Sir Walter Raleigh

There are three linked elements to the R400 initiative, each relating to separate keynote events:

  • The past– new research by Queen Mary University of London on the exploits of Raleigh
    and his connection with the City of London and the Plantation of Virginia.
  • The present– bringing together business leaders and senior politicians
    from both sides of the Atlantic to further develop UK-US relations.
  • The future– using a major education festival to inform students of all ages
    on both sides of the Atlantic of our common heritage, as well as our shared
    tradition of entrepreneurship and wealth creation.