A group of young volunteers were excited to receive their first hat from the Olympic team of Canada, following the launch of their Hat for a Hat cultural exchange scheme.
Re-Created, the Wardown Park Museum youth team, launched the project in conjunction with the opening of their Stories of The World exhibition.
The group contacted the Olympic organising bodies of each nation participating in the London 2012 Games, in the form of a video letter which they filmed and edited.
They asked the Olympic teams to donate a traditional hat from their country, and offered in exchange a traditional English straw boater hat, made by Olney Headwear of Luton.
The Olympic team of Canada were the first to send an item to the volunteers, donating a hat that was worn during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver.
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