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National Paralympic Heritage Centre

We are delighted to announce that the Paralympic Heritage Centre is now open to visitors.

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Location: Stoke Mandeville Stadium,, Aylesbury

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Meet Paralympic cyclist Lora Fachie

Virtual event on Friday 3rd December 2021, 11am for schools and 7pm for children aged 12+ and adults.

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Tickets: From £0.00

Author: Beth Faulkner

Location: Online event - 2 sessions 11-11:50am for schools and 7-8:15pm for Q&A,,

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

The history and ethos 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

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  • The Trust's November 2021 Newsletter

    Welcome to the tenth edition of our newsletter. It is now four months since we reopened the Paralympic Heritage Centre and we have already welcomed several tours and schools and had over 4,500 visitors. Read more

  • Trustee vacancy

    We are looking to appoint an independent Trustee who will share our passion for preserving and celebrating the heritage of the UK as the birth place of the Paralympic movement. Read more