The Wombles are back – Saturday 9th July 2022

Our supporters are combining to reinforce a Wimbledon connection that turns back the clock to the 1970s by unveiling a lasting legacy to the Wombles – and here at our Plough Lane home! Read More here…

Review of Celebrating 150 History on the Common Day

150 years of sporting history on Wimbledon Common was celebrated on Sunday 22nd May, with WiSH once again at the heart of the local festivities. Football is just one of the sports with roots on the Common; rugby, golf, long distance running, and horse-riding are among those to have been long linked with the Common, and all were represented and celebrated in this hugely popular day of sporting displays, stalls, and activities. Read More here…

Family Fun Day – May 15th Review

WiSH was delighted to play a pivotal role in organising  AFC Wimbledon’s Family Fun Day at the Plough Lane stadium on Sunday May 15th – sharing and celebrating Wimbledon’s rich sporting history with the thousands of visitors who turned up to enjoy the day despite the rain. Read More here…

True Volunteer Foundation and Common Ground

In 2012, True Volunteer Foundation (TVF), an international award winning non-governmental organisation, launched an ambitious sporting programme in the London Borough of Merton. To enable this project, TVF partnered with a number of local sporting organisations including AFC Wimbledon. Read more and watch the Common Ground film here

TICKETS!! A Fans Club – Revisited

Wimbledon in Sporting History (WiSH) and the Colour House are co-producing a new version of A Fans’ Club written by Matthew Couper. Reserve tickets to see A Fans’ Club, a story of betrayal, loss, new beginnings, and football. Read More and reserve tickets here…

WiSH Annual Report

Preserving and promoting Wimbledon’s unique sporting heritage. We are delighted to welcome you to Wimbledon in Sporting History, which – after three years is now established as a dynamic and successful, fully registered sporting heritage charity here in south west London. Read More in the brochure below…

Four new heritage installations at AFC Wimbledon

Testimonials

Stuart Young

Stuart Young

AFC Wimbledon Supporter

"It's our heritage and legacy and we won't let anyone try and take it away again."

Lee Hudson

Lee Hudson

AFC Wimbledon Supporter

"The amout of hard work done by genuine fans to research the wonderful and proud history of Wimbledon Football Club!"

Ian Strachan

Ian Strachan

AFC Wimbledon Supporter

"Absolutely brilliant, that's amazing, I'm very much looking forward to seeing it all in the museum. Well done and thank you."

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