Monthly Archives: June 2018

From Silver to Gold, and back again!

It’s been 70 years since Jack Gregory and the rest of the 1948 British Olympic 100 meter relay team briefly won gold in London… Continue reading

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Flying Lions: Rory Underwood

Flying Lions: Rory Underwood

First of a series of biographies by David Smith, covering some of the British & Irish Lions who served with the RAF. Continue reading

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Daisy, Daisy, give me some arsenic do…

1906 saw the first South African rugby tour to the United Kingdom. We are lucky enough to have a blazer from this tour on display in our World Tours Gallery.  If you do come and visit us however, don’t be fooled by the blazer’s civilised appearance, this particular garment has links to a much more grisly past… Continue reading

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