What's on Events and exhibitions Stoke Mandeville Heritage Centre Stoke Mandeville is widely acknowledged as the birthplace of the Paralympic movement and the opening of a Heritage Centre at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, linked to displays at the National Spinal Injuries Centre, will celebrate and explore this unique status. The displays will feature: The life and work of Professor Sir Ludwig Guttmann. The history and work of the Spinal Injuries Centre. Key milestones in the journey from the 1948 Stoke Mandeville Games to the present day Paralympic Games. The development of wheelchair sports. Paralympic ceremonies. Below are the design plans for the Heritage Centre and National Spinal Injuries Centre displays: Please get in touch if you have any feedback about the display designs or if you have any stories connected to the Paralympics and disability sport. You can contact us at [email protected] Follow us on twitter and facebook using #paraheritagestories Vicky Hope-Walker's radio interview with local radio station Mix 96 about the Heritage Centre can be listened to here: Your browser does not support the audio element. Please click here to download the file Partners include: AIM Biffa Award, Aylesbury Vale Community Chest and Section 106, Heart of Bucks, Heritage Lottery Fund, Rothschild Foundation, the Wellcome Trust and WheelPower.