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.

Special Occasions

Beautiful objects and memorabilia from special occasions through the 20th Century.

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

This memory box contains:

  • Easter card
  • Easter Harrods Advert
  • Christmas Advert for Mark Cross items
  • Mothers Day Interflora advert
  • Photo of a Wedding 1941
  • Greetings Christmas telegram
  • Ideal Home 1962
  • Legends CD Christmas collection
  • Christ our Saviour book
  • Mickey Mouse Annual
  • Christmas card
  • Christmas carol singers card
  • Valentine’s card
  • Christmas labels
  • Christmas carols booklet
  • Pair of long white gloves
  • Autoset camera
  • Babycham figure
  • Babycham placemat
  • Confirmation veil from 1920-30s but used often after up to 1960s
  • Glass 560
  • Christening gown
  • Pins and Needles Christmas Issue
  • Wedding Dress, veil and shoes
  • Greetings telegram in Envelope 1941
  • Birthday card x5
  • Invitation card to parties x3
  • Colchester carnival Military tattoo
  • Four matinee coat pattern
  • Girls beret and cap pattern
  • Golden Eagle 549 pattern
  • Celebration of war notice
  • Colchester Searchlight tattoo
  • Laminated photos x3
  • A Wartime Christmas book

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