Tag: sports

Footage: A Healthy New Year!

Posted by Published on January 8, 2019

“Health is not valued till sickness comes” — Thomas Fuller   Have you broken any New Year’s Resolutions yet? Wellness is such a huge topic on everyone’s lips at the minute, and every little helps – especially when it comes to the way you treat your body! Get inspired with some fitness lightboxes, and discover the different ways health topics are covered in footage.   Diet…

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Historic Sports on Film

Posted by Published on November 12, 2018

“Football is football and talent is talent. But the mindset of your team makes all the difference.” — Robert Griffin III, Athlete   Our archive of exclusive footage clips is growing all the time so there is always something new to discover. We offer free research, so please contact us if you need help sourcing anything from the archive. In the meantime, why not take a look at some highlights…

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The Cult of the Football Stadium

Posted by Published on May 30, 2017

The number of ambitious, cutting-edge football stadia has increased exponentially in the past few decades. But when all evidence strongly suggests bankruptcy, why is there still so much investment?   “The football stadium has always been the place of the game, of violence, of community, of mass cheering and of grief…” – Sybille Frank and Silke Streets, ‘Stadium Worlds’   It is easy to be…

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Art

Cyril Power: Rhythms of Modern Life

Posted by Published on May 22, 2017

Exploring the vibrant and dynamic art of England’s most celebrated avant-gardist linocut printmarker. ‘When we say a work of Art has form, we mean its instinct with Life.’ Cyril Power, 1924 The Spirit of Sport Cyril Edward Power (1872–1951) is an English artist celebrated for his iconic linocut prints. He worked as an architect until his early fifties, then jumping ship to embark on a…

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Football: Our Beautiful Game

Posted by Published on May 10, 2016

Dive into the history of England’s football glory with the National Football Museum’s collection of memorabilia. Preparations are underway for a 1966 World Cup exhibition.     Manchester United is not the only reason for a football fan to head northwards; Manchester is also the new home to the National Football Museum, which proudly presents the finest collection of football memorabilia ever assembled by Harry Langton,…

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