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.

Holiday Memories

Memories of holidays at the beautiful British seaside.

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

This memory box contains:

  • Clem travel iron with box
  • Crocodile puppet
  • Policeman puppet
  • Lion puppet
  • Spade
  • Travel clock
  • Leather luggage tag
  • Sunday Times holiday guide to GB and continent 1950
  • Pocket chess and checkers set
  • Shell (x2)
  • Dreamboats and Petticoats Summer Holidays CD
  • Pocket Kodak camera and case
  • Snapshots at the Royal Bath hotel, Bournemouth
  • Snapshots album
  • Glass vial of sand
  • Kodak Brownie 127 camera
  • The Sea Front, Cowes postcard
  • Middleton Tower holiday camp postcard
  • Butlins Pwllheli holiday camp postcard
  • Daylesford, Torquay Guesthouse card
  • Delamore, Torquay Guesthouse card
  • Monton, Torquay Guesthouse card
  • Pair of sunglasses
  • Itinerary for Swan’s Travellers Club 1961
  • Itinerary for Swan’s/Hellenic Travellers Club 1962
  • 1960 British railways pamphlet for ‘holiday roundabout tickets’
  • Booklet of knitting patterns incl. swimwear  X2
  • ‘Simplicity’ patterns for men’s beachwear
  • ‘Vogue’ pattern for women’s swimwear
  • ‘Le Roy’ pattern for women’s swimwear
  • ‘Laker’ 1978-78 holidays booklet
  • “Sun suits” for the first year pattern
  • Thermos flask
  • Day Return ticket from Waterloo to Stoneleigh
  • The Western and Southern National Omnibus Companies tickets x2  August
  • Single ticket from Paddington
  • Bicycle and Passenger ticket from Park Street
  • Return Ticket from Aberdeen to London Euston
  • London Transport ticket form King Cross
  • Chester Train ticket

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