Generous Donation to the National Badminton Museum

Written by Geoff Hinder

At the 2020 Yonex All-England Badminton Championships, the Nippon Badminton Association made a very generous donation to the National Badminton Museum. Mr. Kinji Zeniya Secretary-General of the Nippon Badminton Association presented the cheque to Bill Andrew Chairman of the National Badminton Museum. Brenda Andrew presented Mr. Kinji Zeniya with information files of Japanese badminton held in the Museum.

 

L to R. Geoff Hinder Secretary and Trustee of NBM, Adrian Christy Chief Executive of Badminton England, Kinji Zeniya Secretary-General of the Nippon Badminton Association, Bill Andrew Chairman of NBM, Brenda Andrew Treasurer of NBM.

Photo: – Alan Spink

During the 2020 Yonex All-England Championships the National Badminton Museum at the National Badminton Centre, Milton Keynes received 40 visitors from Japan. The visitors included Etsuko Toganoo neeTakenaka and Noriko Nakayama nee Takagi  All-England Champions from the 1970s, Yoichi Satake and Sakae Yamakage from the Nippon Badminton Association.

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Visit the  National Badminton Museum, National Badminton Centre, Bradwell Road, Loughton Lodge, MILTON KEYNES MK8 9LA.
The National Badminton Centre is normally open 9am to 8pm every day.
Free Admission.

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Accessibility
The National Badminton Museum is on the 1st floor with a lift. Disabled toilet facilities are available on the 1st floor. There is no wheelchair accessibility to the Museum office.

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There is a restaurant on the first floor serving breakfasts every day of the week and light lunches on weekdays.
Free parking at the National Badminton Centre.

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National Badminton Centre 

Lodge Hotel.

For more information and to book a room – Click Here.
 If you have any badminton memorabilia, archive material, or any other items and would like to donate them to the National Badminton Museum please contact us at: –
 museum@badmintonengland.co.uk
Thank you to all the ‘Friends of the Museum’ and people who have made donations to the National Badminton Museum, your support enables us to purchase extremely rare badminton artefacts for the National Collection as they become available.
The National Badminton Museum is a small charity administered by volunteers. Help preserve the history of badminton by making a donation or becoming a ‘Friend of the Museum’. Any donations to the National Badminton Museum will help us to expand the collection of memorabilia, books, and documents to make these items readily available to all.
To become a ‘Friend of the Museum’ or to make a donation to the National Badminton Museum online or by cheque go to: – ‘Home’ – ‘Friends and Donations’.  –  Click Here.      or use the QR Code  – Thank you.

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