From World War One to the 1980s, people love to reminisce about the past. We have a wealth of items to choose from: our Memorabilia packs offer replica adverts, postcards, historical documents etc that are great to pass around for groups to discuss or for a special display.
Schools will find the authentic look and feel of the items a real help to help children to understand about historical events. All children learn about the second world war and will enjoy listening to the songs, becoming a soldier (Joining Up booklet) or understanding about running a household (Make Do and Mend booklet).
You can even have fun making some paper planes with our WW2 poster showing the designs for vintage planes. So why not host your own nostalgic group event and see what memories and stories appear.
Become a star instantly with our hilarious Dress Up and Sing activity. Everything you need to become Tina, Elvis or one of the Beatles etc. A wide assortment of wigs, sunglasses, moustache, inflatable guitar and microphones. Play the 60s Karaoke DVD and sing along (or mime) to your favourite!
Take a trip down memory lane with this neat kit. Full of traditional household items that everyone over a certain age would have used regularly. Great for reminiscence therapy sessions for anyone living with a dementia. Also good for tactile and sensory activities.
Complete set of nostalgic booklets that include Make Do And Mend and Joining Up, and other replica booklets from the wartime, With It 1960s Trends - fashion from the day. Our Lives is packed with interesting facts, quizzes and information from the 1940s to the 1980s. This collection makes a fun conversation starter and is ideal for use as a reminiscence therapy aid for older people living with a dementia.
30 varied items of often unused WW1 memorabilia including: newspaper, posters, Trench booklet, flyers, soldiers pay book and many more. Great for history lessons or displays.
Enjoy a day out - from the comfort of your own home with this fun activity kit. Our kits make a great sensory experience especially for older people in care homes. Pass round the chamois to feel and smell, take a look at the nostalgic memorabila items and then complete the jigsaw together.
Nostalgic and beautifully decorated clown Jack in the Box. Turn the handle to 'Pop Goes The Weasel' and the clown springs from the box! Great for Memory Lane displays and reminiscence.
Old Soldiers everywhere can enjoy reading this guide to joining up in the forces of WW2. Packed full of tips for 'new recruits' of the Army, Navy and Air Force alike.
Train enthusiasts can enjoy thumbing through this nostalgic I Spy guide to vintage trains and stations. Includes sections on signals and track details.
Take a trip down memory lane with this 'Make Do and Mend' guide faithfully reproduced from an original WW2 booklet. Full of handy dressmaking tips.
Recreate wartime dishes with this handy recipe book, packed with hints and tips from the National Food Campaign. Try Minced Beef Roll, Potato Pie and many more!
Relive the 'Swinging Sixties' with this retro booklet. Many iconic images and original texts on everything from fashion, pop stars, transport and etiquette.
Sixty World War Two posters in assorted designs to fold into paper planes and fly just like you did as a child. Full instructions are included to show how to fold - why not have a competition to see whose can go the furthest? Or why not hand from a ceiling to make a great memorabilia display. Posters can be also used for display and reminiscence therapy.
Replica newspaper provides stories and adverts of the day. Great for a memory lane display or for use as a reminiscence aid.
Replica newspaper with stories, adverts and cartoons from the day. Great for historical display or for history fan. Schools also find these an invaluable aid to learning.
Complete sixteen page replica of the Daily Sketch newspaper from June 19th 1940, outling the RAF’s offensive, London evacuation, What to do if Britain is invaded, that days radio listening as well as local adverts.
A complete replica of the Daily Express newspaper from Sept. 4th 1939. Britain had declared war on Germany the previous day. Lots of important news such as bank closures and petrol rationing as well as everyday news, adverts and sport.
Daily Telegraph from 18th May 1943. The RAF blew up three key dams in the Ruhr Valley, engulfing bridges and power plants and inflicting industrial disaster on Germany. Adverts of the day and other wartime news.
Twelve pages of Replica Daily Express from May 31st 1940. Provides stories and adverts of the day. Great for a memory lane display or for use as a reminiscence aid.
Replica newspaper provides stories and adverts of the day. Great for a memory lane display or for use as a reminiscence aid.
Superb replica 'Daily Sketch' newspaper covering the 2-day public holiday celebrating Victory in Europe 1945. Includes world stories, adverts, cartoons and radio programmes from the day.
Superb replica newspaper covering 1969 moon landing of Apollo 11. Includes stories of the main event, adverts,TV and radio programmes from the day.
Read all about it with our Newspaper Complete Collection - 9 assorted replica newspapers with the stories of the day just as people would have seen the latest updates on major historical events. Our range covers everything from the 1912 Titanic disaster through to the Moon Landing in 1969. This set makes an invaluable reminiscence therapy aid for older people with a dementia. Many care home residents who were too young to remember the war will recall family members discussing it and can lead to meaningful discussion with others.
Reminiscence Box - 1950/60s Household - another in our popular series of Reminiscence Boxes©, with carefully chosen nostalgic items that would have been used in a typical domestic household. Items are highly tactile and are designed to trigger past memories and encourage conversation and discussion about people's experiences. Ideal for dementia discussion groups in care homes.
Reminiscence Box - Time to Play. Up to 14 traditional toys in a pretty storage box make this a wonderful reminiscence resource for older people to trigger memories of past childhood. Great to use as a group reminiscence therapy in a care home or for a one-to-one chat. Why not see how many nursery rhymes you can remember too?
'Greenfingered' people will love our new Reminiscence Kit - Garden Delights. Packed with lovely tactile garden-related items to hold and encourage conversation about past garden experiences. Can be used for group reminiscence therapy or one to one chatting. Makes a ready-to-go activity for care home organisers.
Introducing our Reminiscence Box - Getting Ready to Dance. This stylish collection is great to help trigger happy memories of getting ready to go dancing. Up to 14 different tactile items to hold and talk about while you take a trip down memory lane.
Our Reminiscence Box - Men's Night on the Town will bring back memories of looking 'dapper' for a night out at the local 'hop'. Makes a unique group reminiscence activity to encourage conversation and memories. Up to 14 assorted nostalgic - themed items to pass around and trigger happy times.
You can almost smell the salty air with our nostalgic seaside-themed Reminiscence Box - At the Beach. Packed with fun, tactile items to hold, remember and discuss - bring back fond memories of holidays and picnics on the beach. Ideal for care home discussion groups to help trigger conversation and shared experiences.
Get a real feel of an old fashioned Christmas with our nostalgic memorabilia pack. Lovely assortment of adverts, cards, pantomime programmes, comics etc.
Get a unique insight into Victorian life with our fun replica packs. Includes: newspaper, gas lighting advert, information booklets and many more.
The 1911 Suffragettes movement changed the course of history for women. Our pack contains replica posters, flyers and images from the period. Makes a great addition for schools or any historian.
Bring history to life with this diverse pack of replica items from the period. Makes a fun way to learn about the news, fashion and leisure of people of the past.
Ideal for first world war enthusiasts. Packed with faithful replica items to experience life between 1914-1918. Includes: posters, postcards, report and Air Raid instructions.
Another in our great series of memorabilia packs, handling replica items such as Boys Own magazine, ration book, posters and adverts can evoke past memories of life during the war - especially for anyone with dementia. Also great for school history lessons and for vintage displays.
Collection of replica memorabilia depicting the great man himself. Includes: newspaper, school report, secret memo, wartime poster and many more. Great for fans of history.
A super addition to our memorabilia series - this time remembering the war from the women's point of view. Nostalgic replica items including Land Army flyer, recipes, 'A Woman's Place' leaflet etc. Ideal for reminiscence therapy especially for anyone with dementia.
So many items to talk about in this great pack of wartime memorabilia. Replica items include: magazines, Flying Duties, Air Combat report, RAF pass and so much more. Great for a reminiscence activity especially for anyone living with a dementia. Also makes a good school history resource.
One for naval history fans - innovative pack of reproduction items relating the the maritime wartime events. Items include: replica telegram, guide for 'rookie sailors' and many more.
Experience life when American soldiers were stationed in the UK. Wide range of replica magazines, cards, adverts, letters etc. Makes a great educational aid for schools.
Unlock precious childhood memories with this Memorabilia Pack - 1950s Childhood. Packed with replica items from the day including: Meccano brochure, Brownie and Scout leaflets, Aladdin pantomime programme and much more. Ideal to pass around and encourage reminiscence - especially for older people in care homes with a dementia. Reminiscence can help improve mental health and wellbeing in the elderly.
Relive the household of the 1950s with this pack of nostalgic items, including: ration book, brochures, household tips, recipes, fashions and more.
For football fans everywhere - this set is packed full of football memorabilia of yesteryear. Nostalgic replica items include: World Cup poster, Football Hints booklet, Community Song Sheet and so much more! Great for reminiscing and also for memory lane displays in care homes.
Evoke those wonderful childhood moments with this fascinating pack of assorted items from the era. Includes: toy leaflets, puzzle cards, comic, school essay/report and more.
Relive happy childhood memories with this pack of 1970s-inspired items. Includes: postcards, Rediffusion TV guide, Subbuteo pamphlet, panto flyers etc.
Experience the Golden Age of Motoring with this Memorabilia Pack -Motoring. Packed full of replica items to enjoy including adverts, magazines, 1930's Road Users Guide and many more. Makes a good reminiscence discussion resource for anyone living with a dementia. Why not team with our Motoring Hobby Bundle for extra tactile reminiscence fun.
Relive past happy holidays with this set of items from yesteryear. Includes: holiday brochures, postcards, timetables, tickets and more.
Packed with high quality replica memorabilia from the golden age of steam trains. Makes a great display in any care home and can aid older people chatting about past experiences. Includes posters, leaflets and postcards etc.
Lots of fantastic and interesting pieces of replica memorabilia about the 'fab four'. Find out more about John, Paul, George and Ringo with an assortment of photographs, concert handbills, Cavern Club booklet, newspaper articles, fan club info and bubble gum cards etc. Great for 1960s displays in care homes or schools.
With something for every memory, our Memorabilia Pack Collection ranges from the Victorian age right through to The Beatles. Each pack is full of replica items to jog memories and invite discussion. Items include adverts of the day, tickets and programmes from historical events, newspapers and leaflets. Ideal for older people with dementia in care homes and also make a great display. Useful resource for school history lessons too.
All the news, adverts and stories from the '40s as they happened. Great for any history enthusiasts or as a reminiscence aid for people who lived through those times.
From headlines to advertisements, you’ll delve into a treasure trove of fond memories from the era you were born or grew up in. 150 pages of news from the day.
From beehive hairstyles to the Beatles, you'll find a treasure trove of headlines and adverts from the era. 114 pages packed with information of the day.
Follow the fashions, headlines, music idols of the era with this book packed with information of the day. Makes a great reminiscence aid or history source for any age.
Torville and Dean's Olympic win, the Falkland's War, Royal Wedding of Charles and Diana and so much more. Packed with the headlines of the day and sure to bring back fond memories of this exciting era for anyone. Also good for younger readers for a glimpse of history as it happened.
From the Pictures to Share range this new title will bring back memories of a typical days work
Pictures to Share Books are ideal to aid in reminiscent sessions either on a 1-2-1 or group basis
'Memories of Childhood' from the 1950s and 1960s' will prompt reminiscence and nostalgic conversations. This book can be enjoyed by anyone who would like to reminisce and those with earlier stage dementia.
Lovely pictures to aid in conversation or just to look at while listening to some classics