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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 champions. In 1976 Rudy Hartono from Indonesia broke the...

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 Championships was conceived one year before the...

YONEX ALL-ENGLAND BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS VENUES

All-England Badminton Championships - Venues. Click on images to enlarge.1.  LONDON SCOTTISH REGIMENT DRILL HALL, BUCKINGHAM GATE, LONDON. 1899 to...

SHUTTLES USED AT THE ALL-ENGLAND BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS

SHUTTLES USED AT THE ALL-ENGLAND BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS. Click on images to enlarge. Jaques 'Association First Choice' Shuttle. At the All-England...

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 National Badminton Museum is based on a barrel shaped...

BBC Antiques Road Trip

BBC Antiques Road Trip. The National Badminton Museum appeared on the BBC Antiques Road Trip program. The antiques expert who came with the film...

THE FIRST BADMINTON ASSOCIATION

THE FIRST BADMINTON ASSOCIATION Major Seymour Sackville Carew Dolby The Badminton Association was formed after Major S.S.C. Dolby placed the notice...

All-England Blazer

All-England Blazer From 1904 until the 1970s All-England Champions were entitled to wear this blazer. This All-England blazer was donated to the...

Birmal aluminium racket with steel strings c1924

Birmal aluminium racket with steel strings c1924. The National Badminton Museum has managed to purchased one of the extremely rare Birmal aluminium...

The game of badminton in 1863

The game of badminton in 1863. Click on images to enlarge.  The National Badminton Museum has discovered through the Newspaper.com website, an...

HAZELLS STREAMLINE BLUE STAR RACKET

Hazells Streamline Blue Star Racket.  The National Badminton Museum has managed purchase a second 1930s Hazells Streamline Blue Star badminton...

Nora Perry MBE

                                           Nora Perry MBE.Jane Webster and Nora Perry. Photo: Chris Bewick. Nora Perry MBE reigned supreme on the...

An early badminton photograph from India.

AN EARLY BADMINTON PHOTOGRAPH FROM INDIA. Click on image to enlarge. The National Badminton Museum has discovered an early badminton photograph in a...

Battledore and Shuttlecock

BATTLEDORE AND SHUTTLECOCK. Click on images to enlarge.Battledore bats and shuttlecocks in Badminton House We know that the game of badminton...

The World’s First Open (Professional) Badminton Tournament

The World’s First Open (Professional) Badminton Tournament. Click on images to enlarge.Prakash Padakone (India) playing Morten Frost Hansen...

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 being played outside Fonthill...

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

Kitty Godfree nee McKane a remarkable All-England Champions and sportswoman. L to R- Kathleen "Kitty" Godfree with her sister Margaret Stocks....

Badminton House

BADMINTON HOUSE Click on images to enlarge. Badminton House 1830  Badminton House is in Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. It is where the game...

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 International Space Station...

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