Best Of London, History, Museums & Galleries, Sport | By: N Quentin Woolf

Londonist Out Loud: Stories From Lord's

Welcome to the latest episode of Londonist Out Loud, a podcast about London.

Probably the most famous cricket ground in the world, the home of the MCC is where every cricketer wants to play. The centuries of the sport are so intertwined with this club, and N Quentin Woolf uncovers some of the secrets of this past at the museum, with libraries and research manager, Neil Robinson. As well as encountering artefacts such as the famous Ashes urn, he hears how cricket was used by the British Empire, and how that legacy has endured today.

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