Podcast Series - As a Training Ground for War: How Sport Prepares Soldiers for the Battlefield

As a Training Ground For War Exhibition: How Sport Prepares Soldiers for the Battlefield | Eli Dawson, RAPTC Museum
As a Training Ground For War Exhibition: How Sport Prepares Soldiers for the Battlefield
Eli Dawson, RAPTC Museum

Listen to the curators and creators of exhibitions and training programmes up and down the country as part of our Sporting Heritage and the Armed Forces project, in partnership with AMOT – the Army Museums Network.

Huge thanks to our podcast creator, Russell Todd, for bringing these to life!

In the first of this series of podcasts, Eli Dawson, Curator of the Royal Army Physical Training Corps Museum in Aldershot, discusses his exhibition ‘As a Training Ground for War: How Sport Prepares Soldiers for the Battlefield‘ that is touring venues across the south of England until mid November. Take a listen here.

The exhibition seeks to portray the ways in which sport is used by the Armed Forces to enhance training and performance.

Further podcasts in the series will be available on the Sporting Heritage Soundcloud page in the coming months.

You can catch this touring exhibition at the following venues.

02 Aug – 16 Aug  Royal Army Physical Training Corps Museum, Aldershot, Hampshire.

16 Aug– 30 Aug  Surrey History Centre, Woking, Surrey

30 Aug – 13 Sept  Aldershot Garrison Sports Centre, Aldershot, Hampshire

27 Sept – 14 Oct  Royal Logistic Corps Museum, Deepcut, Surrey

14 Oct – 15 Nov  Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Museum, Lyneham, Wiltshire

 

 

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