Autumn competitions and activities

Take part in our writing competition, quiz and origami making activity sessions. Read more

The Trust's July 2019 Newsletter

This is our fourth newsletter and we hope you enjoy catching up on all our work; the opening of the Paralympic heritage centre, regional exhibitions, our Pop-up museum events and much more. Read more

Support our crowdfunding Appeal!

We have raised nearly 40% of the funds for essential learning resources at the new National Paralympic Heritage Centre. Help us reach our target by supporting our appeal! Read more

Opening of the National Paralympic Heritage Centre at Stoke Mandeville

On Saturday 30th March the new accessible National Paralympic Heritage Centre will be opened at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement. Read more

Jean Stone MBE, pioneering figure of the Paralympic Movement

Jean Stone MBE, much loved Board Member of WheelPower and pioneering figure within the Paralympic Movement has sadly passed away Read more

Yvonne Matts, Paralympic Bowls Player

Yvonne Matts, née Hawtin participated in the 1980 Arnhem Paralympic Games where she came back with two silver medals in bowls. Read more

Call for memorabilia and stories, Bradford

In partnership with Bradford City Council, from January 2019, our regional exhibitions will be coming to Cartwright Hall, Bradford, and Cliffe Castle, Keighley. We are interested in collecting local stories of how people have been inspired by disability sport. Read more

The Trust's September 2018 Newsletter

This is our second newsletter and we hope you enjoy catching up on all our work, which will culminate in the opening of a permanent heritage centre at Stoke Mandeville. Read more

Commission for Bradford based disabled artist

We would like to commission a local disabled artist, based in Bradford or West Yorkshire, to create a piece of work in response to local and national Paralympic stories and objects. Read more

AIM Biffa award a new grant

The National Paralympic Heritage Trust has secured a £77,000 grant from the AIM Biffa Award ‘History Makers’ Programme. Read more

Launch of the Regional Stories exhibition, Norfolk

On Saturday 24th March 2018, the National Paralympic Heritage Trust, launched its first regional exhibition at Norwich Cathedral Read more

2018 International Conference on Disability Rights

Article from Vicky Hope-Walker about "Leave no one behind" conference at PyeongChang Winter Paralympics 2018 Read more

Spinal 2 Sport project

From September 2017, the Spinal 2 Sport team began work on a project to catalogue and preserve Paralympic history. Read more