Exhibition: The Rugby Football Union at 150
17th Dec 2021 - 28th Feb 2022
UNTIL Monday 28th February
On 26th January 1871 the representatives of twenty-one football clubs met at the Pall Mall restaurant in central London to form the Rugby Football Union. 150 years later this special exhibition chronicles the colourful history of one of the world's oldest sporting institutions.
The exhibition describes how a small group of men created the union and helped arrange the world's first international football contest. It describes how Twickenham Stadium saved English Rugby and the Red Roses blazed a trail for the women's game. Finally, it describes ...