The Pewsey Heritage Centre's 2023 display is Pewsey's sporting history.


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The display covers some of the famous sports personalities from around the Pewsey Vale and the sports and sports clubs that have been a part of the Vale for nearly 200 years, there is also a display of items outlining the history of the Pewsey Hospital. 

Pewsey Vale, although not large, has produced some famous sports personalities including, of course, Shelley Rudman, a skeleton bobsleigh athlete. She was the 2013 world champion, won an Olympic silver medal at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games and is a former World Cup and European champion,  also Bill Amor, a local policeman, who played amateur football for Reading FC and competed in the England Team at the 1948 Olympics, where they came 4th, Bill scored in the 3rd/4th place playoff match.

The display covers these and others who have played sport in the Vale, it covers the sporting clubs of the Vale such as the Pewsey Vale Bowling Club (100 years young this year!) the Pewsey Tennis Club, and Pewsey Football Club, plus much much more.