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The British Grand Prix - Facts & Figures!

This weekend sees the 2017 British Grand Prix come to Silverstone for another year, below are some of our favourite facts about the prestigious event! 1. Along with the Italian Grand Prix, it is the oldest on the calendar having been part of F1 since 1950 2. Silverstone held the very first round, with Giuseppe Farina winning in an Alfa Romeo 3. Williams claimed their 100th victory at Silverstone (where they also won their first) in 1997 when Jacques Villeneuve won his 2nd British GP in a row 4. Alain Prost and Jim Clark have won the British GP more times than any other driver - both …

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Mementos Memorabilia sponsor ACE Midland Legends!

Mementos Memorabilia are proud to be shirt sponsors for ACE Midland Legends, a team of football legends from all the big Midlands clubs. Their first match is against Walsall Phoenix to celebrate 120 years of the club and will have the likes of Don Goodman & Geoff Horsefield, plus many more playing! The celebratory event has plenty of fun activities for a family day out, live bands and a licensed bar! The gates open at 12pm August 28th with Kick Off at 1:30pm!

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Wimbledon: In Numbers!

Learn some extra information about Wimbledon that you never knew before! W eatherChampionships recorded as being without rain interruptions since 1922: 1931, 1976, 1977, 1993, 1995, 2009, 2010. I nches of grassTotal area of grass on each of Centre and No.1 Courts is 41m x 22m. Singles Court is length 23.77m (78') x width 8.23m (27'). Doubles Court is length 23.77m (78') x width 10.97m (36'). M atch length record- 2010, Court 18, played over 3 days - John Isner (USA) bt Nicolas Mahut (FRA) - 11 hours 05 minutes duration - Final set lasted 491 minutes (8hrs11mins), 1hr 38mins longer than the previous longest match in tennis history - 980 points played in total - Mahut won 502 and Isner 478 of them…

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Contrella Corporate Golf Day With Steve Bull

Mementos Memorabilia is happy to announce we will be attending and supporting the Contrella Corporate Golf day on 15th June to help raise money for the charity Legacy4lucy. To make things even more exciting, Wolves and England legend Steve Bull has announced he will be attending to provide many stories of his colourful career in football. Legacy4lucy is a charity that raises money for breast cancer sufferers. Lucy sadly passed away in 2015 and her family started the charity in her legacy in order to continue searching for a cure. Breast cancer kills over 11,000 people a year in the UK alone. This event will be held at Hawkstone Park in Shropshire.

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Fundraising Event With Football Legend Ned Kelly

On 28th April Mementos Memorabilia will be joining the Great Wyrley Juniors At The Great Wyrley Football Club at a night of fundraising with former Walsall Football legend David Ned Kelly. Kelly, is a former Republic of Ireland international footballer, who now works as a coach. He scored nine goals in 26 international games for the Republic of Ireland, and was a squad member for UEFA Euro 1988, the 1990 FIFA World Cup, and the 1994 FIFA World Cup. A forward, he scored a total of 250 goals in 744 league and cup appearances in a 19-year career in professional football. We will have several items up for auction to fundraise for the Great Wyrley Juniors, and are very excited to take…

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Golf Club 'Balls To Cancer' Fundraiser

26th April Walsall Golf club is holding a charity event at the Walsall Football ground to be raising money for charity "Balls To Cancer" As hosted by John Hartson himself with the John Hartson Testicular Cancer Foundation, Mementos Memorabilia is proud to be donating items to auction for this great cause. John was first signed to Luton Town in 1992, aged 16, and Broke British records three years later when Arsenal paid £2.5million - then a record fee for a teenager - taking him to Highbury where he scored 17 goals in 70 appearances. John saw out his playing days: by moving to West Bromwich Albion in 2006 200,000 men are diagnosed with some form of cancer every year with 80,000 dying every year.…

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Baggies Legends At Worcester Cricket Club

Taking place on Thursday 4th May Worcestershire Cricket Club hosts West Brom legends Brendon Batson, John Wile & Ally Robertson for an evening of tales of their times at the Hawthorns, followed by a Q&A in which guests will be able to pose questions to their heroes. Mementos Memorabilia is excited and proud to host the raffle & auction for the evening, including coveted West Bromwich Albion memorabilia. As a Baggies fanatics we will also be bringing along an array of memorabilia including prints of the three legends which guests can purchase to get signed on the evening. Tickets for this event are priced at just £35 per person or £300 for a table of ten, and can be purchased…

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Hamilton's hopes For Oz Grand Prix

This weekend sees the return of the Formula 1, with the Grand Prix taking place in Australia. The Australian Grand Prix has 58 laps, and a circuit length of 5.303km. Great Britain's Lewis Hamilton actually started this Australian race in 2016 on pole position and finished in second place losing out again to Rosberg by 8.060 seconds. However Lewis did win the Australian Grand Prix the previous year in 2015, so he is a driver not to be messed with! With the first and second practices taking place tomorrow at 12:00, and at 18:00 he has plenty of opportunity to put the effort in, but we won't find out until 16:00 on Sunday evening whether Lewis Hamilton will have what…

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A Night of Soul at Chamelean Birmingham

Easter Sunday brings 'Soul 4 The City' to Chameleon, Birmingham. There will be music from the 80's 90's Soul, RNB, Rare Groove & Soulful House If you've ever taken a look at our fundraising page, you will know everyone here at Mementos Memorabilia love nothing more than contributing to events with our extensive memorabilia collection. Chameleon is a restaurant and bar situated at 1 Victoria Square, Hill Street in Birmingham. They put on many great events and we're excited to be working with them in the future. DJ's on the Night include Robin Holland, Mikael Diaz and Jus Soul. Check out their website as Chameleon has some great offers on for their customers.

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The Jeff Astle Foundation Gala Dinner 2017

The Jeff Astle Foundation Gala Dinner 2017 An Evening with Legends will be held at Hotel Football in Manchester in memory of former England and West Bromwich Albion striker, Jeff Astle. Astle would of celebrated his 75th Birthday on 13th May. The Gala dinner is sponsored by the Daily Mail and will be hosted by former Nottingham Forest, Leeds United and Blackburn striker Duncan McKenzie. Honoured guests will include 1966 heroes, Sir Geoff Hurst & Gordon Banks OBE. There will be special appearances by the prestigious FA Cup and Jules Rimet trophy, Guest speakers from the World of Football, plus a spectacular raffle and silent auction. There are limited availability on tickets so book now to avoid disappointment. All proceeds are going to The Jeff Astle…

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