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THM December Newsletter

07 January 2020

THM's December newsletter has been published summarising some of the museum's activites across 2019 and looking ahead to 2020. Check out this and previous newsletters on the Newsletters page of the website.

Sporting Heritage & The Armed Forces

05 December 2019
Sporting Heritage & The Armed Forces

In 2019 The Hockey Museum (THM) has played a significant part in a collaborative project created by the subject-specialist network Sporting Heritage and the Army Museums Ogilby Trust (AMOT), a charity working to support Army museums in the UK. The project, which is titled Sporting Heritage and the Armed Forces...

THM Board Report On Recent Developments – December 2019

05 December 2019

1. New Chair It is with great pleasure that we have been able to attract John Wilmott to be the next permanent Chair. John will be known to many through his Southgate and 1986 World Cup days involvement. He brings not only hockey passion and knowledge, but business and charity...

Sofa So Good: New Chair For The Hockey Museum

07 November 2019
Sofa So Good: New Chair For The Hockey Museum

The Board of Trustees are delighted to announce that John Willmott is to be appointed Chair of The Hockey Museum (THM), effective 1 April 2020. In the interim, John will join as a Trustee in order to gain knowledge and experience of the museum’s affairs, and will attend upcoming trustee...

Chair Of Trustees Opportunity

03 September 2019
Chair Of Trustees Opportunity

The Hockey Museum (THM) is seeking a new Chair with Katie Dodd having recently stepped down following 7 years in the role. To view the role specification and for details on how to apply, please click the PDF icon to the right. Applications should be submitted by Monday 30 September...

The Hockey Museum Chair's Role

31 July 2019
The Hockey Museum Chair's Role

The Board of The Hockey Museum (THM) is sad to announce that Katie Dodd has decided to step down from her role as Chair after a distinguished period at the helm. Katie has been Chair for seven years and has seen the museum substantially grow both its collections and its...

THM Mourns The Loss Of Pam Parker

10 June 2019

The Hockey Museum is saddened by news of the death of respected hockey umpire and administrator Pam Parker. To read her full obituary and the obituaries of other shining lights of the game, please visit our obiruaries section here.                

THM Wins FIH President's Award

05 February 2019
THM Wins FIH President's Award

The Hockey Museum received great news just before Christmas; we had been named as a recipient of the FIH President's Award in recognition of the Museum’s “Exceptional contribution to the legacy of our sport”. The splendid, bejeweled and gold-coloured chain was presented at the FIH Congress in Delhi in November....

By George, What Splendid Enquiries!

01 February 2019
By George, What Splendid Enquiries!

George Routley The Routley family recently contacted THM asking for information about their great grandfather, George Routley, who they had heard might have played for England in the 1920s. THM’s Archivist Marcus Wardle searched through the international match records and hockey magazines held in Library and he was able to...

Shooting For The Goal: Ensuring A Sustainable Future For THM

09 January 2019
Shooting For The Goal: Ensuring A Sustainable Future For THM

The Hockey Museum (THM) is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a Resilient Heritage grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund. We are now issuing tenders for the various aspects of its work. Download the press release by clicking the PDF icon to the right. Shooting for the Goal:...


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