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Ready, Steady, Go! at Lowewood Museum
Title:
Ready, Steady, Go! at Lowewood Museum
When:
29.08.2012 10.00 h - 16.00 h
Where:
Lowewood Museum, Hoddesdon - Hoddesdon
Category:
Museum Exhibitions

Description

Feeling inspired by the London Olympic Games?  This exhibition celebrates the history of local sports clubs and personalities through a captivating story of awe-inspiring determination and remarkable  achievements.

From local sprinter Harold Abrahams (1924 Olympic 100m gold medallist) to Broxbourne Olympic rowers, Tom Stallard and Acer Nethercott (2008 Olympic Men’s Eight silver medallists), the Borough is full of sporting success.  Find out more about how you can get involved in sport in this one off exhibition that is not be missed.

The exhibition displays sporting memorabilia from local sports clubs, including an impressive collection from Hoddesdon Town Football Club and spectacular film footage of Broxbourne Rowing Club, filmed by former Hoddesdon resident, Mr Thomas Franklin.

With the Olympic Canoe Slalom events taking place at The Lee Valley White Water Centre Olympic venue in nearby Broxbourne, why not combine a visit to the venue with a visit to Lowewood museum and experience our sporting history as well as the modern day atmosphere of our sporting legacy.

Ready, Steady, Go! will be open until 6 October 2012 and there will be a number of sporting activities to accompany the exhibition, as part of the museum’s new family fun programme taking place on Thursday afternoons between 12noon and 3pm.

Admission to the museum is free

Opening times:  Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10am – 4pm and Saturday 10am – 5pm

For more information please telephone 01992 445596, email museum.leisure@broxbourne.gov.uk or visit www.broxbourne.gov.uk/lowewoodmuseum

 

Venue

Lowewood Museum, Hoddesdon
Venue:
Lowewood Museum, Hoddesdon   -   Website
Street:
High Street
ZIP:
EN11 8BH
City:
Hoddesdon
State:
Hertfordshire

Description

Lowewood Museum tells the history of the borough of Broxbourne capturing the unique stories of those who have lived and worked here. Housed in a beautiful Georgian building dating from the 1750s you will find something to interest and inspire you here.

Fun for all the family!

A programme of temporary exhibitions and events take place throughout the year in the museum or our delightful garden. Interactives and gallery trails are also available to keep all members of the family entertained. See the Lowewood Museum website to find more information on events and exhibitions.

Our opening hours are:

Monday : Closed
Tuesday : Closed
Wednesday : 10am - 4pm
Thursday : 10am - 4pm
Friday : 10am - 4pm
Saturday : 10am - 5pm
Sunday : Closed

You can contact or visit us at Lowewood Museum, High Street, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, EN11 8BH

telephone us on 01992 445596, or

email us at museum.leisure@broxbourne.gov.uk

Accessibility

 

 Accessibility 

 Wheelchair access is limited to the ground floor.

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