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Early Ball Badminton and Shuttle Badminton in India

EARLY BALL BADMINTON AND SHUTTLE BADMINTON IN INDIA There are two games called Badminton in India, there is the game as we know it called Shuttle...

THE ALL ENGLAND that was played on ice

                                                            1947 - THE ALL ENGLAND that was played on ice. In 1939 the Badminton Association of...

Badminton in a Prisoner of War Camp

This article by Peter Birtwistle appeared in the October 1947 Badminton Gazette. Peter Birtwistle a tireless badminton administrator, whose...

SIR GEORGE THOMAS – A legend as a player, administrator and gentlemen

                                                                                       SIR GEORGE THOMAS The measure of the extraordinary qualities...

MARJORIE HENDERSON – ALL ENGLAND CHAMPION

  Marjorie Henderson nee Bell with her doubles partner Thelma Kingsbury dominated woman's badminton in the 1930s. They won the All-England...

The First Ever International Badminton Match

The first ever international badminton match, Ireland vs England was played on January 31st 1903, at the Earlsfort Skating Rink, Dublin. At the...

Generous donation to the National Badminton Museum

At the 2020 Yonex All-England Badminton Championships, the Nippon Badminton Association made a very generous donation to the National Badminton...

All England Record Breaker – RUDY HARTONO

               Photo: - Peter Richardson                                            RUDY HARTONO Rudy Hartono one of the truly great All England...

BETTY UBER

Betty Uber, who dominated Women’s badminton in the 1930s and won a total of 13 All England Championship titles. Click on images to enlarge.Betty...

The National Badminton Museum at the 2020 Yonex All England Badminton Championships, Arena Birmingham

The National Badminton Museum Display Stand on the Concourse at the 2020 Yonex All-England Badminton Championships,  Arena Birmingham.    Click...

1899 – THE FIRST ALL ENGLAND BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS.

                                           1899 – THE FIRST ALL ENGLAND BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS.   The idea for the All-England Badminton...

YONEX ALL-ENGLAND BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS VENUES

                                                                  All-England Badminton Championships - Venues. Click on images to enlarge. 1. ...

SHUTTLES USED AT THE ALL-ENGLAND BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS

                                        SHUTTLES USED AT THE ALL-ENGLAND BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS. Click on images to enlarge.Jaques 'Association...

ONE OF THE GREATS – JUDY HASHMAN nee Devlin

Judy Hashman nee Devlin. Click on images to enlarge.Judy Hashman. Photo:- K.Hall.1958 Margaret Varner (USA) and Judy Devlin (USA).Judy Hashman was...

National Badminton Museum – Logo

                                                         Jaques ‘Association First Choice’ ‘barrel’ shuttlecock.   The logo adopted by the...

BBC Antiques Road Trip

                                                                                           BBC Antiques Road Trip. The National Badminton Museum...

THE FIRST BADMINTON ASSOCIATION

                                                                          THE FIRST BADMINTON ASSOCIATIONMajor Seymour Sackville Carew Dolby Click...

All-England Blazer

                                                                                          All-England Blazer From 1904 until the 1970s All-England...

Birmal aluminium racket with steel strings c1924

                                                                  Birmal aluminium racket with steel strings c1924.The National Badminton Museum has...

The game of badminton in 1863

                                                                                  The game of badminton in 1863. Click on images to enlarge. ...

HAZELLS STREAMLINE BLUE STAR RACKET

                                                                                  Hazells Streamline Blue Star Racket.The National Badminton Museum...

Nora Perry MBE

                                                                                                         Nora Perry MBE. Jane Webster and Nora...

An early badminton photograph from India.

                                                       AN EARLY BADMINTON PHOTOGRAPH FROM INDIA. Click on image to enlarge. The National Badminton...

Battledore and Shuttlecock

BATTLEDORE AND SHUTTLECOCK.             Click on images to enlarge. Battledore bats and shuttlecocks in Badminton House. Photo: - Geoff Hinder. We...

The World’s First Open (Professional) Badminton Tournament

                                                    The World’s First Open (Professional) Badminton Tournament. Click on images to enlarge.Prakash...

BATTLEDORE SHUTTLECOCK

The National Badminton Museum has recently purchased an 1840s battledore shuttlecock. The shuttlecock has a brown velvet base with a wool trim and...

The first All-England Badminton Championships – Four ladies from Devonshire

                                The first All-England Badminton Championships - Four ladies from Devonshire. Click on images to enlarge.Badminton...

Kitty Godfree – All-England Champion also Olympic and Wimbledon Champion.

                      Kitty Godfree nee McKane a remarkable All-England Champions and sportswoman.                                            L to...

Badminton House

                                                                                            BADMINTON HOUSE Click on images to enlarge.Badminton...

The shuttlecock that travelled 78 million miles before landing on the ground

                                The shuttlecock that travelled 78 million miles before landing on the ground. Click on images to enlarge. The...

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