University of Arts: Wimbledon College of Art

University of Arts: Wimbledon College of Art

A magnificent kaleidoscope of Artworks in various media, by final year students, formed the ‘Summer Show’ at Wimbledon College this year. Dignitaries were full of praise, prize winners beamed, their friends cheered them wildly and music played loudly as proud parents surveyed the scene with bewilderment! Exhibits were displayed from...

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Nadal knocked out of Wimbledon in 5 set thriller by 34-year-old Muller

Nadal knocked out of Wimbledon in 5 set thriller by 34-year-old Muller

By Jatan Hunjan Rafael Nadal’s hopes of winning a third Wimbledon title were shattered on Monday evening, as the unheralded Gilles Muller of Luxembourg defeated him in a titanic five-set struggle. The attritional final set of the match – which lasted almost five hours in total – was eventually won...

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Rufus the Hawk is ready for Wimbledon

Rufus the hawk flys regular patrols at Westminster abbey, Fulham ICR and Wimbledon AELTC. The essence of the patrol Rufus works in, at the varying sites, is a type of ‘Environmentally friendly Bird control’. He patrols to deter the pigeons from roosting, thus providing an active biological deterrent. Falconry is...

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The backhand stroke (and other powerful tennis images)

Her name was Fiona Butler, a model and she can be seen in the exhibition, Powerful Posters: Tennis and Advertising, 1893 – 2015 currently running at  the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum. Fiona was the ‘Athena Tennis Girl’ in their iconic posters of the 1970s, which first appeared as a calendar...

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Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum wins prestigious award

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum continues to be high on the list of attractions for visitors from all over the world, a fact highlighted by the achievement of a Best Told Story accolade for 2014 by VisitEngland. Each year, a number of attractions in England receive VisitEngland accolades in recognition of their...

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