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We have 15 themed memory boxes which can be borrowed free of charge.

The objects inside the memory boxes can be handled to help people to connect, communicate and unlock memories. Many of the objects relate to the 1940s and 1950s.

Old metal lunchbox containing brightly coloured toys

They include:

  • rural home box
  • mining home box
  • urban home box
  • work
  • dressing up
  • vanity case
  • school
  • play
  • sewing box
  • tool box
  • holiday suitcase
  • medicine box
  • 60s seaside
  • child of the 70s
  • at home in the 80s

They can be used by individuals or groups, including people living with dementia and older people. For more information and to borrow a reminiscence box, email or call 01492 576 089. You can click on the images below to see what is in some of the boxes.