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Mr David Pendleton

Job: PhD Candidate

Faculty: Art, Design and Humanities

School/department: School of Humanities

Research group(s): International Centre for Sports History and Culture

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, UK, LE1 9BH

T: n/a

E: icshc@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/sportshistory

Social Media: twitter.com/ICSHC

 

Personal profile

David I. Pendleton is a PhD research student affiliated with the International Centre for Sports History and Culture at DMU. He holds an MA in Northern Studies from Leeds Metropolitan University. His research examines the rise of sporting leisure in the city of Bradford 1836-1908.

Since 2005 he has been the curator of Bradford City AFC’s museum, bantamspast. He can be found on twitter @davidpendleton0. 

Publications and outputs 

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Key research outputs

Articles and chapters accepted for publication

Culture, Tourism and Residential Development: the regeneration of Bradford’s Little Germany warehouse district, in A Collection of Essays on Place, Skills and Governance in the Yorkshire and Humber Region, (Leeds: Leeds Metropolitan University, 2010).

Holidaymaking on the Edge: erosion, marginality and preservation, at Skipsea, Yorkshire, UK, in The International Journal of Tourism History, Vol. 4, No. 3, September 2012.

Publications

(with J. Dewhirst) Along the Midland Road, (Bradford: Bradford City Association Football Club, 1997).

Glorious 1911, and the golden age of Bradford City 1908-15, (Shipley: bantamspast, 2010).

Paraders, the one hundred and twenty five year history of Valley Parade, (Shipley: bantamspast, 2011).

Research interests/expertise

  • Victorian sporting leisure
  • The British seaside
  • Regeneration of warehouse districts: culture

Qualifications

MA Northern Studies (Leeds Metropolitan University 2010) 

Contributions to exhibitions

Co-organised exhibition and researched and wrote storyboards for 100 Years of Claret and Amber, the centenary of Bradford City AFC, at Bradford Industrial Museum, 2003.

Researched and wrote storyboards for the exhibition The Centenary of the Bradford Bulls RFLC, at Bradford Industrial Museum, 2007.

Organised exhibition and researched and wrote storyboards for To the Palace for the Cup, F.A. Cup Finals 1897-1914, at bantamspast museum, Valley Parade, Bradford City AFC, 2005.

Organised exhibition and researched and wrote storyboards for The Sports Grounds of Bradford, at bantamspast museum, Valley Parade, Bradford City AFC, 2006.

Researcher and historical consultant for Bradford City 1911, When the FA Cup Came Home exhibition at Bradford Industrial Museum, 2011.

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