Market Harborough
U3A Millennium Tapestry

Harborough's Sporting Greats

The gloves are for Harborough's boxing tradition with Reggie Meen (1907-1984), British Heavyweight Champion 1931-2, Jack Gardner (1926-1978) who held the British and National Heavyweight titles in 1950-1 (there is a seat in his memory in front of the OId Grammar School) and George Aldridge (b. 1936) Middleweight British Champion 1963-4.

The cyclist is Benny Foster (1912-1992) Cycling champion and sports impresario.

The Rugby player is Martin Johnson, O.B.E, (b. 1972) playing for and captaining Leicester Tigers, and the British Lions.





Title Embroiderer Designer
Sporting Greats Rina Bruwer Sheila Pendered, Anne Allen & Angela Newport