Tag Archives: reminiscence

Updated handling boxes

Did you know that we have a range of handling boxes which can be borrowed for free by schools, community groups and care providers? These include loan boxes for schools and reminiscence boxes for older people’s groups. There are boxes on … Continue reading

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Fantastic summer exhibitions

Regular followers will know I usually blog about my work. However I’d like to take time in this blog to talk about some of the amazing free exhibitions on this summer, as well as giving a bit of an update … Continue reading

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A week in outreach- puppets, the belt, art and meetings

On Monday I worked with Old’s Cool intergenerational group. Old’s Cool aims to bring together young people and older people. We chatted about growing up, going to school and going to the football. However this object, the tawse (or belt) … Continue reading

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Bedtime Stories Quilt, Scottish Museums Day, Newhaven, reminiscence and more…

Great news from our colleagues at the Museum of Childhood- the bedtime stories quilt is now finished! In this quilt, over 60 children and adults from across the UK have shared their memories of bedtime stories. Every single square has a … Continue reading

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Speaking Out

2016 marks 40 years since the founding of Scottish Women’s Aid. To mark this anniversary a special project- Speaking Out– has been developed to explore the history of the organisation. A part of this project will be an exhibition at the … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Collected

I have just been uploading some images to Edinburgh Collected, a great community archive for Edinburgh. Do you recognise any of the objects below? Visit Edinburgh Collected to find out more!

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Dementia Friendly Edinburgh

As you may know from reading the Outreach Blog, we are very keen to support people with dementia to engage with our services. For Scottish Dementia Awareness week (1-7 June) I thought I would share with you some information from Dementia Friendly Edinburgh. … Continue reading

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