It’s been 50 years since England historically defeated West Germany in the 1966 World Cup and to commemorate this amazing event in sporting history, the National Football Museum will be hosting a slew of fun activities on Saturday 30 July. Celebrate the Golden Anniversary and take a journey back in time to the swinging sixties this weekend with plenty of fun for the whole family.
Join in on ’66-inspired arts and crafts such as rosette making, win museum season tickets from the retro tombola, get your hands on some ’66 themed prizes in the penalty shootout competition or crossbar challenge, meet Pickles the Dog, enjoy facepainting and more! Plus, don’t miss out on reliving the proud moment when captain Bobby Moore lifted the World Cup trophy by visiting the National Football Museum’s commemorative 1966 World Cup Exhibition as well as catching a full screening of the match on the museum’s big screen at 2pm. You’ll also be able to enjoy 19.66% discount on special 1966-themed shop items all day. For further details, visit the National Football Museum website.
The perfect way to spend a summer Saturday with the family and your fellow football fans. No need to ponder what to do this weekend, simply make your way to the National Football Museum from 11am to 4pm to celebrate to celebrate one of the nation’s greatest sporting achievements.
If these celebrations have got you craving more football before the start of the Premier League season, why not book in a stadium tour at the heart of English football, Wembley Stadium; built on the original site where England won the 1966 World Cup final.