Sport Heritage

Culture24 takes a cultural look at the best sporting exhibitions together with gems from the history of sport with reviews, museum event listings, websites and resources from museums and archives across the UK.

A photo of the club badge of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club, featuring a seagull

Brighton & Hove Albion set to open acclaimed new museum at Falmer Stadium

More than two years after the club's impressive Falmer Stadium opened, a long-awaited new Brighton & Hove Albion museum is on the verge of opening.

A black and white photo of a schoolboy football team

Arsenal and Spurs to David Baddiel and Frank Skinner: Jewish Museum's Four Four Jew

From Ronny Rosenthal and David Pleat to David Cameron's views on contentious terms and the rise of Sunday football, the Jewish Museum's new show is all about the game.

A photo of an ancient terracotta brick entrance to a set of public swimming baths

Victoria Baths build on BBC Restoration success with a swimming Manchester month

On the 10th anniversary of winning the BBC's Restoration series, planners at Manchester's 107-year-old public Victoria Baths are holding a celebratory month of events.

a photo of Andy Murray holding his trophy aloft after the men's singles final at Wimbledon 2013.

Andy Murray donates Centre Court winning kit to Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum

Andy Murray has gifted the kit he wore during his momentous Mens' Singles Championship 2013 victory to the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum.

a photo of a woman surfing

Let's Go Surfing Now: British Surfing at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall

A new display at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall celebrates the early pioneers of British surfing with over 100 audio and video clips from the First Wave Project.

a photo of four motorcyclists in leathers with arms thrown around each other's shoulders

Manx National Heritage opens up its TT collection to Isle of Man TT visitors

Manx National Heritage is inviting TT visitors to explore its digitised TT archive, take in a special exhibition and attend screenings and talks during the Isle of Man TT fortnight.

A photo of a gold sculpture of a female Olympic body set against a Union Jack flag

Dancing on Ice winner Beth Tweddle gets plastered at Museum of Liverpool

A gold body cast of Olympic gymnast and primetime television twirler Beth Tweddle, will be officially unveiled at the Museum of Liverpool this week.

A photo of the green, yellow and red Grenadan flag, complete with athlete signatures

Gold medal memories from Olympic Games head to Cornwall and Sussex

Ben Ainslie's boat, Rita, will be at the National Maritime Museum for the rest of the year, rivalled by a Grenadan team flag gifted to the Horsham Museum.

a photo of four people in wheelchairs taking part in archery

Where the Paralympics began: Stoke Mandeville Stadium and the Paralympic Movement

As part of the London 2012 Paralympic Flame Festival celebration, Stoke Mandeville tells the story of the Paralympic Movement from 1948 to modern day.

A photo of a young boy holding an oar while standing on a rowing boat on a river

Paul Floyd Blake follows Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls in Personal Best show

The Jamaican-English photographer follows the fortunes of 16 young hopefuls dreaming of London 2012 in a series of portraits with heart at Impressions Gallery in Bradford.

M Shed looks back over 200 years to chart the development of Bristol Urban Sport

Using photography, film and memorabilia, M Shed reveals how the city's unique landscape influences alternative sports and provides a picture of the people who take part.

Artists use Blue Crystal Ball to communicate Olympic legacy to the next generation

An International Olympic Committee commission sees artists from around the world reflect on the Olympic values in film works showing in Bexhill and Manchester.

The Giant Wall project celebrates Olympics by asking locals to create portraits of heroes

Workshops delivered by Weymouth based art group Artwey are helping people produce pictures of the Olympic athletes, local stars or ordinary people who inspire them.

colour photo of a heap of sporting trophies

The Politics of Sport come under investigation in timely South London Gallery show

Aleksandra Mir and John Gerrard are among nine artists proposing an alternative to the sporting summer of 2012 at the South London Gallery.

A photo of a modern gallery with a complicated bike in the foreground

Olympic hero Tommy Godwin leads Pedals To Medals at Coventry Transport Museum

Tommy Godwin, the man who won a cycling medal when the Games visited London in 1948, is one of the Coventry heroes involved in a show honouring two-wheeled glory.

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