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Projects

From 2010-2012, the People's Record sponsored projects around the UK. Each project created or collected material related in some way to the themes of the Olympics. Here you can browse through all the material project by project.

  • Completing the Picture : Sporting Heroes

    Sporting Heroes is a term commonly used to describe sportsmen who capture the public imagination. But many prominent British sportsmen began their…
  • Countdown

    Countdown

    Over the past few weeks the London 2012 Olympics Games has dominated every newspaper and television across the world.

    Eastside Community Heritage…
  • Coventry Deaf Sports past and present

    A collection of video interviews, digitally scanned photographs, press cuttings and documents from Coventry Deaf Social Club's sporting activities and…
  • Dreams and Memories

    ‘Dreams and Memories' is a Rochford District-wide London 2012 project that will record local people's Olympic and Paralympic memories and hopes…
  • Easton Olympians

    A creative writing project in Easton, an inner city part of Bristol. Local people tell their own stories in response to the Olympicthemes of…
  • Feeling Well - Olympic week

    Suffolk Libraries have developed The Feeling Well project (a year of sport and wellbeing promotion), working with a range of health, sport and…
  • Flame: video and pyrotechnic display in Aylesbury on arrival of Olympic torch

    As the Paralympic torch arrived in Aylesbury - its first stop en route from Stoke Mandeville to London - its flame lit up the Market Square. Projected…
  • Futures: the Spirit of Sport

    East Sussex Record Office worked with Chailey Futures, the residential service for young adults with complex physical and learning disabilities, and…
  • Get Sparty

    The aim of the project was to bridge the gap between art and sport by producing a large piece of artwork inspired by the 2012 Olympics and…
  • Gig rowing in Cornwall: Past, Present and Future

    Gig rowing is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK, yet it is deeply rooted in the maritime history of the South West. This short film…
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