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

The Trust's August 2021 Newsletter

Welcome to the ninth edition of our newsletter. I am truly delighted to announce that we were able to reopen our Heritage Centre on the 19th July. Read more

In memory of Shaun Finegan

We were sad to learn of the passing of Shaun Finegan who was a very dedicated volunteer, giving up so much of his time to facilitate virtual events on behalf of the Trust. Read more

Audiobook of Dr Guttmann's biography

In partnership with Calibre Audio the book, 'Spirit of Stoke Mandeville', the biography of Professor Sir Ludwig Guttmann is now available in audio. Read more

The Trust's March 2021 Newsletter

Welcome to the eighth edition of our newsletter. We hope this finds you in continued good health, looking towards the light at the end of pandemic tunnel and enjoying the beginning of spring. Read more

Meeting Point select the Paralympic Heritage Centre to partner with contemporary artists

Six museums and heritage sites have been selected to work in partnership with artists to commission a new work of art inspired by each venue. Read more

The Trust's October 2020 Newsletter

Welcome to the seventh edition of our newsletter. We are indebted to the Poppa Guttmann Trust and Caz Walton OBE for their incredible donations in recent months and Mike Brace for his work on the history of the Winter Paralympic Games. Read more

NPHT's contribution to the Netflix film  ‘Rising Phoenix'

The National Paralympic Heritage Trust was instrumental to this production through the provision of historical films, photographs and oral histories. Read more

HS2 Community Fund: Stories from Buckinghamshire project

The National Paralympic Heritage Trust will bring local Paralympic history to life in communities and schools along the HS2 route in Buckinghamshire and south east Northamptonshire with support from a new grant. Read more

A small museum with big virtual ambitions

The National Paralympic Heritage Trust has created free virtual tours of its national exhibitions to help the public get up close to sporting history from the comfort of their own home. Read more

Rothschild Foundation Impact Grant

With support from the Rothschild Foundation’s Impact Grants programme, the National Paralympic Heritage Trust will work with local disability organisations, individuals and participating schools to build their 3D digital and sports heritage research. Read more

VE celebrations

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE day our vlog looks at 'The Contribution of Refugees' leaflet which recognised Dr Guttmann's work at the National Spinal Injuries Centre. Read more

The Trust's April 2020 Newsletter

Welcome to the sixth edition of our Newsletter. It's just over a year since we opened the Heritage Centre, the first museum dedicated to the Paralympic Movement and from April 2019 to February 2020 we attracted over 35,000 visitors Read more

Make your own paper crane

We are inviting everyone to have a go at making paper cranes. Paper cranes were used at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo 1964 as symbols of good luck. Read more