Home & Away: North East Sport & the Olympics

21 Jul 12 - 14 Jan 13

Durham City Amateur Swimming Club, 1933

Durham City Amateur Swimming Club, 1933

The rich sporting history of the North East will be celebrated in this new exhibition at Discovery Museum.

Drawing on a range of objects and images, the exhibition will include sports played and followed in the region over the last 200 years as well as the stories of local sportsmen and women who have travelled away to take part in the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund and Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' Business Partners.