Local History Month: When Middlesbrough Fell In Love With North Korea

Date: Saturday 4th May
Time: 11am to 12pm
Venue: The Courtroom
Tickets: Free when booked in advance – Limited to 2 per customer.

This talk by Manchester Metropolitan University’s Dr Tosh Warwick explores the unlikely bond between Middlesbrough & DPRK/North Korea during & after the 1966 World Cup.

Middlesbrough’s Ayresome Park provided the Venue for one of the biggest sporting upsets of all-time, as the mighty Italy were toppled by unfancied North Korea in the group stages of the 1966 World Cup & Teessiders took the minnows to their hearts.

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