Durham City Amateur Swimming Club, 1933
Chronicle Photos through the Ages
21 March 2012 - 14 January 2013
The rich sporting history of the North East will be explored in this new exhibition of photographs drawn from the Evening Chronicle archive.
Sporting Treasures from the Archives
23 June 2012 - 14 January 2013
This exhibition will display some of the region’s most treasured sporting items and memorabilia, highlighting the vital part which sport has come to play in local people’s lives, both as participants and spectators. Sporting Treasures features images from historic sports clubs and societies across Tyne and Wear over the past 150 years, including the 1909 FA clash between Sunderland and Newcastle and the Northumberland Football Association record of players’ offences.
Home & Away: North East Sport & the Olympics
21 July 2012 - 14 January 2013
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.