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National Paralympic Heritage Centre

We are delighted to announce that the Paralympic Heritage Centre is now open for ‘bubbles’ and small group bookings. 

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Location: Stoke Mandeville Stadium,, Aylesbury

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Meet Paralympic rower, Naomi Riches

Friday 9th July 10:30-11:30am session for schools and children, 7:00-8:15pm Q&A session for ages 18+

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Tickets: From £0.00

Author: Beth Faulkner

Location: Online event - 2 sessions 10:30-11:30am and 7:00-8:15pm,,

Paralympic history

Sports

Take a look at the full range of Summer and Winter Paralympic Sports. Who knows what sports and technologies might be included in the future as Paralympic sports continue to develop and evolve.

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Paralympic athletes

Read the inspirational stories of the amazing Paralympic Athletes in our virtual hall of fame. We are always looking to add more stories so please get in touch if you can help.

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Games

On the 28 July 1948 the Olympic Games opened in London and Dr Ludwig Guttmann staged the first Stoke Mandeville Games on the hospital grounds.

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Volunteer for us

Join our Paralympic Heritage Ambassadors and be part of the story

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Other ways to get involved

Family fun activities

Join in with our online Paralympic heritage craft and learning activities for the holidays.

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Author: Beth Faulkner

Schools, Home Educators and Further Education

The history of the Paralympic Movement provides an inspiring springboard for students of all ages to engage in a number of cross-curricular subjects.

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My favourite object

Paralympic athletes and supporters share their favourite objects at the National Paralympic Heritage Centre

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Author: Beth Faulkner

News and blog

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