Book your piece of history
13 August 2002
If you can’t believe that the Commonwealth Games are over for another four years then don’t forget you can still re-live the memories of the great event by purchasing some of our official publications.
Here’s a quick run-down of what’s available:-
Official Souvenir brochure
The Official Souvenir Brochure is the commemorative souvenir guide to the Games. This A4 souvenir publication is packed with information about the Commonwealth Games, with forewords from His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex and Sharron Davies and featuring articles from Commonwealth favourites, with an insight into stars of the future, the psychology of competing on home soil and much, much more.
Official Commemorative Book
To celebrate one of the world’s most exciting sporting events, Manchester 2002 have approved the creation of a very special, limited edition coffee table book.
An exciting, contemporary photographic review of the Games containing over 140 pages of full colour, glossy images tastefully bound in a hardback cover to ensure that “Spirit” will be a ‘must have’ keepsake of the XVII Games.
Official Sports programme
Get an insight into all the sports at the Games with articles and pictures from some of the best writers and photographers in sport.
Official Daily programme
Get a record of each day’s events at all of the venues giving details of start lists and records.
Official Opening and Closing Ceremony programme
Historically both ceremonies were graced by Her Majesty The Queen as she opened and will close the Games for the first time.
These glossy programmes provide a record of the largest Games ceremonies held in this country. Staged in the City of Manchester stadium in front of 38,000 capacity crowds the cast of thousands make these events truly memorable.