Category Archives: Twickenham

#FromTheVaults – Twickenham Stadium Deed of Conveyance, 1907

Many years ago on a long gone version of our website, we hosted an ‘Object of the Month’ feature, delving into our archives to explore some of our hidden treasures. As it’s the start of a new year and a new decade, it seems the perfect time to revive this project. Out of our 40,000 objects, only 1.4% are on display so there is plenty of unseen collection for you, our readers, to discover! Continue reading

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The 1919 Rugby World Cup Final…

A century ago, in this deciding clash for George V’s King’s Cup, could the Mother Country reverse their earlier defeat by New Zealand, or would the men from 12,000 miles away maintain their edge and build on the winning reputation they and their countrymen had built over the previous fifteen years? Continue reading

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SPECIAL EXHIBITION – Brave Blossoms: the History of Rugby in Japan

As the rugby world turns towards the land of the rising sun in anticipation of Asia’s first Rugby World Cup, the World Rugby Museum is delighted to present its new special exhibition ‘Brave Blossoms: the History of Rugby in Japan’. Continue reading

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I remember when…

Twickenham Stadium Tour Guide Phil Mead recalls his first trip to Twickenham back in 1953… I can remember my first visit to Twickenham and who I went with.  I was at Lewes Grammar School and I was very proud to … Continue reading

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Building a Legend: The Evolution of Twickenham Stadium

The World Rugby Museum will be reopening its doors on 2nd February 2018, after a yearlong redevelopment project, with a special exhibition Building a Legend: The Evolution of Twickenham Stadium. The ‘cabbage patch’, as Twickenham is affectionately known, has come … Continue reading

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Less than 3 weeks to go!

February 2018 will see the World Rugby Museum reopen its doors to visitors in the South Stand of Twickenham Stadium after a year long relocation project. The World Rugby Museum is the definitive home for everything and anything about rugby.  … Continue reading

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I remember when…

Twickenham Stadium Tour Guide John Howard recalls his first trip to Twickenham back in 1964… For me, it was the Five Nations in 1964 and England’s match against Wales.  We lived not far from Twickenham in Kew.  My dad used … Continue reading

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