Kick off! Engaging with Scotland's sporting heritage

Kick off! Engaging with Scotland's sporting heritage

Scottish Football Museum, Hampden Park, Glasgow

Friday 23 February 2018
11am to 4pm

A FREE one-day conference celebrating the exciting range of project promoting and developing sporting heritage collections across Scotland.

Presented by: Sporting HeritageARA ScotlandSports Heritage Scotland

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Justine Reilly (Sporting Heritage)
  • Imogen Gibbon (Scottish National Portrait Gallery)
  • Richard McBrearty (Scottish Football Museum)
  • Clare Button (University of Edinburgh)
  • Karyn Williamson (ARA Section for Business Records)
  • Maureen McGonigle (Scottish Women in Sport)

This event celebrates the exciting range of projects promoting and developing sporting heritage collections across Scotland. Our speakers will uncover the unsung heroes of Scottish sport and show how they can be celebrated in Halls of Fame; highlight the value of business records for sporting heritage; and demonstrate the steps that are being taken to preserve the heritage of a range of sports including gymnastics and roller derbies!

The event will also provide an opportunity for a wider discussion on the challenges and possibilities of developing Scotland’s sporting heritage collections with Justine Reilly, Director of Sporting Heritage. There will also be an opportunity to view the displays in the Scottish Football Museum, including the current Cricket Scotland exhibition.

To book a place, please email lorraine.logan@archives.org.uk  with any access or dietary requirements.

For further details, please visit http://libguides.stir.ac.uk/archives/Kickoff

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