Order our official book celebrating 100 years of English table tennis!

Steve Joel

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Table Tennis England is publishing a wonderful commemorative book capturing key moments, events, performances and people to mark our 100-year history – and you can place your order now!

From our beginnings in 1921 right through to the current season, two editions of this hardback book will be available in March 2022 providing a vivid and fascinating pictorial record of English table tennis.

What are the editions?

  • Autographed ‘Special Edition’ Centenary Book

    • Up to 200 Copies
    • Hardback Book – c. 200 A4 Pages
    • Signed by Des Douglas, Jill Parker, Will Bayley
    • Exclusive White Matt Cover
    • Book sent 1 week before Official Centenary Book issue

Price: just £45 plus postage and packing

  • Official Edition Centenary Book

    • Up to 800 Copies
    • Hardback Book – c. 200 A4 Pages
    • Red Tint Matt Cover

Price: just £25 plus postage and packing

Each decade of the past century is illustrated by a series of memorable images from the Table Tennis England photograph archive. A simple text commentary accompanies every picture, placing it deftly in its historical context.

The foreword has been written by Matt Syed, journalist, author, broadcaster and former English table tennis international, national champion and English No 1.

Researched by Diane Webb and Colin Clemett, the pictures are compiled by the Table Tennis England Senior Communications Officer, Paul Stimpson, including many never-before-published images.

A must for everyone in the table tennis community wanting their very own piece of our long and colourful history!

Become a supporter of the Centenary Book

For just an extra £5, individuals can become a named supporter within the Centenary book and help Table Tennis England to publish this special pictorial record of English table tennis.

As a Centenary Book supporter individuals will receive:

  • Personal recognition on the supporter page in the book
  • Letter of thanks from the Table Tennis England Chair
  • Inclusion/acknowledgement on the Table Tennis England website
  • Chosen book option sent before general release
Click here to pre-order your copy or become a supporter of the book

Please note that the deadline for supporter’s names to be published within the Centenary Book is Sunday 23rd January 2022.

Click here for full Terms & Conditions

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