Hosts and Champions Exhibition – A Selection of 1970’s Photographs

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The exhibition ‘Hosts and Champions: Scotland in the Commonwealth Games’ celebrating 84 years of Scotland’s involvement in the Games is due to move to Glasgow’s Old Fruitmarket next week as part of the Glasgow 2014 Festival and shall be open to the public from 24th July 2014. The exhibition includes a number of selected images from the Commonwealth Games Scotland archive held at the University of Stirling from the 1970 British Commonwealth Games held in Edinburgh. Below is a ‘sneak peak’ of four of the twenty fantastic images of the hosts and champions from 44 years ago. If you have any stories about anyone in the photographs or have something you would like to add to the archive please get in touch. My thanks to Ian Mackintosh who researched the images and captions.

Images from the 1970 Edinburgh Games

Scotland first hosted the Commonwealth Games in 1970, having built brand…

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About Paul V Dudman

Archivist responsible for the Refugee Archives at the University of East London.
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