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Ireland's love of Lord's

With the England vs. Ireland game fast approaching, it is worth noting that there have been some intriguing encounters between the two sides, particul... Read more

Anyone for Tennis?

Regular visitors to Lord’s will be aware that Lord’s is not just the Home of Cricket but also contains a Real Tennis Court as well as squash courts. Read more

Scoring World Series Cricket

Robert Curphey looks back at World Series Cricket - through the eyes of a scorer. Read more

Uncovering minutes in MCC's history

Rob Curphey delves into the first MCC minute book of meetings held by the MCC Committee... Read more

2015 landmarks for Lord's

MCC Archvist Rob Curphey looks ahead to some Lord's milestones in 2015. Read more

Hollywood and cricket

In his latest blog, Robert Curphey discovers the moment that Gubby Allen met Frankenstein and other Hollywood stories from Lord's. Read more

Weird and wonderful objects in the MCC Museum

MCC's Heather Thomas looks at the five most bizarre items in the MCC Museum. Read more

Rest of the World memories

With MCC set to take on Rest of the World at Lord's on Saturday 5 July, MCC Archivist Rob Curphey looks at previous Rest of the World matches at the H... Read more

Lord's and the Great War

With 2014 being the Centenary of the beginning of the First World War, archivist Robert Curphey looks at the impact war had on Lord's. Read more

Maasai Warriors and nulla-nullas

In my time working in museums I’ve had some odd experiences - including having my hands inside Lord Grantham’s trousers and hoovering bears. Read more
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