Sporting Heritage Webinars

In order to help SSNs, Sporting Heritage members and the wider Heritage sector respond to the impact, issues and challenges they face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sporting Heritage is offering a series of FREE practical webinars on subjects relevant to the sector.  All sessions will include a presentation and an opportunity for questions.

These webinars aim to assist individuals and organisations with the short-term issues and challenges that many are currently facing managing their collections, day to day operations, and funding/investment as well as take into consideration the medium to long term recovery planning priorities that need to be addressed to be able to adapt to change.

Please read through the guidelines attached below to ensure you can access and use the Zoom platform during your chosen webinar event.


Using Sporting Collections in Digital Storytelling and Film Making

Thursday 30 July 11am – 12 noon FREE

Would you like to engage new audiences with your collection and the work that you do? Do you need support to feel more confident about where to start, what equipment to use, and how to create your films? There are lots of opportunities to share digital content online and this is increasingly a way in which people are exploring sporting heritage, but we know that it’s also terrifying for many new to this way of sharing information.

Join us in an interactive session to help build skills, knowledge and confidence to support you to take the leap and create engaging digital content to share stories about your collections. With top tips from film maker Si Gamble and our Sporting Heritage team Kate Turner and Belinda Scarlett, there will also be a chance to ask any questions you have to improve your film-making skills and take your first steps in sharing content online.


Part of our Digital Stories project, generously funded by Art Fund.

Practical Approaches to Oral History

Thursday 27 August, 11.00am – 12 noon

Oral histories can bring collections to life. Join us for an informal introduction to collecting personal testimonies, and in particular sporting memories. We will discuss a range of topics, signpost to best practise examples and recommend sources of further information and training.




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