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23 May 2018

Pakistan's History at Lord's

With Pakistan playing at Lord’s this week, MCC Archivist Robert Curphey explores previous appearances by the nation at the Home of Cricket.

04 May 2018

Butterflies of the Rhineland

With a brand new exhibition dedicated to tours now on display in the MCC Museum, this month’s blog relates to a series of scrapbooks on show relating to the Butterflies Cricket Club.

Aboriginal XI to play MCC during UK tour

Cricket Australia has announced a historic tour of the UK for the nation’s best Indigenous players.

06 Apr 2018

The History of Tennis at Lord's

MCC Archivist Robert Curphey take a look back at one of the other sports played at Lord's cricket ground.

03 Apr 2018

Taylor's examination of a cricketer | MCC Art blog

MCC Collections Manager Charlotte Goodhew details the latest exhibition showcases by Rosemary Taylor

James Lillywhite
15 Mar 2018

The first ever Test

Today marks the 141st anniversary of the first ever Test match between England and Australia.

09 Mar 2018

Andre-Jacques Garnerin and his ascent from Lord's

MCC Archivist Robert Curphey take a look back at one of the more unusual events in MCC’s early history. 

11 Feb 2018

2018: The year of anniversaries at Lord's

MCC Archivist Rob Curphey explores why 2018 is a year full of anniversaries at Lord's and in cricket.

22 Dec 2017

Christmas Greetings

With the festive season approaching, Rob Curphey delves into the M.C.C archive for items containing a Christmas theme. 

 

01 Dec 2017

Bodyline: Telegrams and Scorebooks

Ahead of the second Ashes Test, MCC Archivist Rob Curphey explores some of the historical items in the collection related to the infamous 'Bodyline' tour in 1932-1933. 

 

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