Training and Events
National Sporting Heritage Day
Tuesday 30th September 2014
The first ever National Sporting Heritage Day will take place on 30th September 2014. Planning is still in the early stages, but it's a brilliant opportunity to celebrate the sporting past.
The event aims to create a focal point for preserving and sharing objects and stories about the sporting past. Any involvement in the event will make a big contribution to achieving this aim.
Sport has a unique place in the heritage of the country. Not only does it have a place in its own right, but it also helps to illustrate the story of so many other historical subjects: women's rights, the industrial revolution, social mobility, individual determination, scientific exploration and invention, community history........ the sporting past can also help to unlock learning and culture for children and adults otherwise turned off from these subjects.
By popular demand, the first National Sporting Heritage Day has a theme of World War 1 to celebrate the links between sport and the Great War.