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NW200 Faces and Places exhibition moves to Limavady

NW200 Faces and Places exhibition moves to Limavady

Mon, September 11, 2017

The hugely popular ‘NW200 Faces and Places’ exhibition will open in Limavady Museum on Friday 22nd September.

Visitors to this travelling display can expect a rich collection of photographs from local newspaper archives which give a personal insight into the fascinating and thrilling world of motorcycle road racing.

The images, from the Chronicle and Constitution archive, include scenes from York Corner and Juniper Hill. The exhibition covers the North West 200 over a 10 year period from 1977 – 1987.

Spectators, riders, stewards, first aiders and fans are all featured. You may even spot a few familiar faces!

Prize artefacts from the NW200’s early years will also be on show and a themed children’s activity area will keep the little ones entertained. So make sure to pop in and discover a new perspective on one of the most important sporting events in the region.

The exhibition at Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre runs until Saturday 4th November, Monday to Wednesday 9.30am– 5pm, Thursday to Friday 9.30am – 9.30pm, Saturdays 9.30am – 5pm. Admission is free.

To find out more about this exciting exhibition, please pick up a copy of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s Museum Service ‘What’s On’ brochure at one of our Museum venues or contact Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, 24 Main Street, Limavady, BT49 0FJ. Telephone 028 777 60650 or Email: information@rvacc.co.uk

 

An image from York Corner which features in the NW200 Faces and Places exhibition.


The NW200 Faces and Places exhibition provides a glimpse into the history of the motorcycle road racing event.