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Sing a song for the Queen's Jubilee

Come and hear 'I have a Voice Too' perform their song at venues throughout June.

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Author: Beth Faulkner

Location: Aylesbury,,

Paralympic Heritage Exhibition at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Open from now until the end of September. Free entry.

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Location: Velopark, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park,Abercrombie Rd, London

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 Paralympic heritage events and learning activities for the holidays.

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Author: Beth Faulkner

School resources

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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What's new in our display

Take a look at the latest addition to our mini exhibition display at the National Paralympic Heritage Centre.

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Author: Beth Faulkner

News and blog

Latest News

  • Reflections on blogging

    Over the last two years, I've published 24 blogs on a variety of topics. Many were focused on sporting wheelchair technology, however over the last 6 months, I was particularly excited to work on the WheelPower Collections and write the ‘From the archives’ blogs. Read more

  • Performing at the London 2012 Paralympics opening ceremony

    Vanessa McManus' experience of performing in the Gravity dance at the London 2012 Paralympics opening ceremony. Read more

  • Paralympic Heritage: Stories from London 2012

    Paralympic Heritage: Stories from London 2012 exhibition is now open at the Velopark, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the London 2012 Summer Paralympic Games. Read more