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  • Colchester
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  • Stourport-on-Severn
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  • Hereford
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Nowton Court

  • Bury St Edmunds
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  • Worcestershire
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The Lawns

  • Worcester
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West Eaton

  • Leominster
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We have been enjoying a trip down memory lane, with the help of Amanda from Bewdley Museum. The museum is a treasure trove of local history and even has an air raid shelter. They have a lot of collections, imaginative displays and audio and written histories. https://www.bewdleymuseum.co.uk/

As part of Bewdley Museum in the community, our residents are getting to see some of the exhibits from the Museum.

Our trips down Memory Lane

World War II

Amanda showed items and pictures from World War II. This sparked lots of reminiscing from our residents. Rationing was a hot topic of conversation. Seeing ration books and a ration pack of food stirred lots of memories about wartime recipes. Also “Make do and Mend” and home grown vegetables.

Pictures of children evacuees with their gas masks were very thought provoking. Residents also remembered some American Units of troops being stationed in Bewdley.

British summertime

For the next session, Amanda brought the seaside to us. Many a happy childhood memory was shared – one of our ladies was lucky enough to go every weekend!

We saw old postcards, bathing costumes, sticks of rock, shells and lots of seaside pictures.

Owl Day

Amanda then brought in lovely owl pictures and feathers. It was amazing how most of our residents had seen an owl in there natural habitation.

She also brought in a craft project; some wooden owls to decorate and pictures to colour.

A huge thank you to Amanda and Bewdley Museum