Memory Boxes

Memory Boxes are great way to interact with a family member, social group or in a care home.

Memory Boxes contain a mixture of objects relating to each topic and will soon get the conversation flowing. We have different boxes available to hire from Christchurch Mansion in Ipswich and Colchester Castle in Colchester.

1930s/40s Socialising

Fashion, photos and more from the thirties and forties.

Our boxes have an assortment of objects and memorabilia and make a wonderful conversation starter.

This memory box contains:

  • Black Ladies bowler hat
  • Crocheted white tablecloth
  • White with flowers tablecloth
  • Blue Ladies hat from Jacoll
  • Handmade flowery dress
  • Bezique and Polish Bezique Playing cards
  • Frank Sinatra LP
  • Be anything colour record front and sheet music
  • Pair of black with snakeskin  decoration shoes 
  • Thillips shaped heels
  • Burman clippers
  • Pure fresh milk tokens
  • Matching brush and mirror
  • Darning mushroom
  • Ipswich Co-operative society boot lacer
  • Pair of crochet gloves
  • State express tin containing half a crown, one shilling,  two shillings, one penny, three pence, farthing and sixpence
  • Green handkerchief
  • Everybody’s pocket companion
  • St John’s Ambulance First Aid to the Injured
  • Clothing book
  • Favourite wartime songs
  • Brown handbag
  • Ipswich At War book
  • Bestway Beret, Turban and Cap leaflet
  • Picture Post November 1st 1941
  • Bestway Sweet Lacey Bolero leaflet
  • Bestway Lady’s Jumper in Rayon leaflet
  • Lady’s Jumper cardigan leaflet
  • Patons Beehive vest wool leaflet
  • Butterick dress designs
  • 1940s Getty images book
  • Embassy Box Number two Camera
  • The British Film Annual 1949
  • Picture of the Bull Dart Club 1949-50
  • Babes in the Wood at the Hippodrome, Ipswich advert
  • Train tickets for on duty officers
  • Picturegoer 1947
  • Fred & Ginger Trading Cards
  • Pictures X4 of Movie Stars

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