Recording Leisure Lives: Sporting Cultures, Clubs and Communities in 20th Century Britain – deadline 25 March 2019

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Date / time
Date(s) - 16 April
9:30 am - 4:00 pm


The Centre for Worktown Studies and University Centre at Blackburn College invite you to the eleventh annual Recording Leisure Lives conference on April 16th 2019.

Keynote speakers: Jean Williams, (Professor of Sport, University of Wolverhampton), and Keith Laybourn, (Professor of History, University of Huddersfield).

The conference sub-themes include:

  • Gender, Age and Social Class
  • Amateur and Professional Clubs and Teams
  • Voluntary and Community Organization
  • Tradition and Innovation
  • Sporting Spaces and Identities; Hobbies and Games.
  • There is also an open stream on any aspect of leisure in 20th Century Britain.

Paper proposals (20 mins.) to by 25th March 2019.

For bookings and further information please contact contact Bethan Atkins (e)

Adults £45; Students / Non-waged £25.