June DT newsletter out now

The June Dons Trust newsletter is out now, with information about the new fundraising group we’ve established, recently asked questions, and news from the club’s partner charities, Wimbledon in Sporting History (WiSH), the AFC Wimbledon Foundation and Dons Local Action Group (DLAG).

If you’re a member and you haven’t received a copy, check your spam/junk, and ensure the domain secretary@thedonstrust.org is on your whitelist, or get in touch with us via contact@thedonstrust.org


 New artwork to be unveiled at the Cherry Red Records Stadium

A unique work by artist Richard Argent will be unveiled in the fans zone, opposite the club shop, ahead of our game on August 9 – and you can order a limited-edition copy. The 5m x 3m cartoon depicts the history of Wimbledon’s football club and was commissioned by WiSH. Richard’s art not only relives some of our best-known achievements but also tells some of the more quirky moments from our past, including how George Best almost bought the club..

Play your part in The Greatest Story

Following feedback that the Greatest Story mosaic in the West Stand wasn’t accessible to everyone we have some great news. WiSH are now producing an updated version of the photo mosaic to be framed by a timeline and based in the SE corner of the Cherry Red Records stadium, so people sitting in the south and east stands can enjoy it more easily.If you missed out last time and would like your photo included in the revised version, email info@wimbledoninsportinghistory.comThe..

Wimbledon in Sporting History logoWimbledon in Sporting History Trustee

Dons Trust representative

Volunteer role – homebased and flexible

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to become the Dons Trust Representative Trustee on the Board of Wimbledon in Sporting History.

With the completion of the new stadium, the opportunity to celebrate and tell the unique history of Wimbledon football has never been greater.

Wimbledon in Sporting History (WiSH) are a Heritage Charity that is playing a huge part in that.

WiSH are members of the National Museum Association and will run..

The old and current Wimbledon badges overlaidClub history – discussion facilitator wanted

We are looking for a volunteer to facilitate discussions about how we celebrate our history at our new stadium.

The role will involve leading discussions between a range of supporters – including Wimbledon in Sporting History (WISH) – to determine a way that allows display of the widest range of artefacts possible while ensuring that any organisation involved in displaying material in the stadium’s museum is ultimately accountable to the Dons Trust.

The role will involve:

arranging and facilitating discussions..

The old and current Wimbledon badges overlaidUpdate on history discussions

The Dons Trust board knows that many members are unsure where we currently stand with regard to representing our history at our new stadium. This follows regrettable inactivity by the board since this issue was discussed at April’s SGM.

As well as issuing this update, we are now advertising for a volunteer facilitator to take the lead on discussions to ensure that we end up with a museum at our new stadium that we can all be proud of.