Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum


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Did you know that the future King George VI competed at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships ? He lost in the first round of the men’s doubles in 1926 when he was Duke of York. Another man you might not immediately think of as playing there is racing driver James Hunt who competed as a junior.

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Charlie Boorman
John Bratby
Oliver Reed
Raymond Briggs

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So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who don't even know that fire is hot - George Orwell
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Last Invasion of Mainland Britain - 1797, Dolly the Sheep Cloned - 1997, Securitas Depot Robbery - Britains largest - 2006
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