Heritage

An unfolding story

This collection of artefacts tells Wembley Park’s story as a nationally-important site of innovation, culture, sport and entertainment.

Click on the pictures to find out more.


On our way

Since the Metropolitan Line first brought passengers to the Victorian pleasure garden in the 1800s, travelling to Wembley Park has always been associated with a fun, excitement and escape from everyday routine.


Hello Wembley

Wembley has been a wonderful place of entertainment for generations. Every artist worth their salt has ‘played Wembley’. The ice shows and sporting feats defined eras. Browse through these programmes and show passes to see how entertainment has changed through the ages.

 


Want to know more?

If you’d like to know more about the heritage of Wembley Park, why not pop into Brent Museum and Archives at Willesden Green?

We’d like to thank Brent Archives there for the amazing support in providing access to many of the objects shown here. We’d also like to thank Wembley Stadium and The SSE Arena for allowing us access to photograph their memorabilia.

Heritage information on this site was compiled by Wembley Park’s historical consultants Malcolm Barres-Baker and Rosamund King.


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