Reminiscence East -
Reminiscence East

Sharing happy memories and reminiscing about the past using a range of themed memorabilia.
My name is Angela Bishop, I am a professionally trained reminiscence worker and I run a reminiscence and creative activities service for people of all ages.
I also run themed talks for friendship clubs, W.I.'s, church groups and societies and also work with schools, community organisations, charities, museums and libraries.
My sessions are lively and stimulating; we talk, laugh and have lots of fun.
I bring along a wide range of items from the past and we reminisce about our memories of them.
'It's like a little travelling museum'
Here you can see a 'Washing and Cleaning' reminiscence session.
 I bring along items such as a mangle, a washboard and a tin tub and we talk about memories of taking a bath, doing the washing and polishing the silver.
Participants might like to express their memories through talking, singing, miming, drawing, or by touching and exploring the memorabilia.
I am available to run themed sessions in your meeting room, village hall, residential home, sheltered housing complex, hospital, day centre, church, or school on a wide range of different topics- see below.
My prices are very competitive with sessions from £45 (petrol costs may apply).
 I have many years experience working with a wide range of people with differing abilities and care needs.
 As well as reminiscence skills, I have a background in provision of activities and can combine reminiscence work with art, craft, drama, puppetry, poetry and creative writing and story telling if required.
Exhibition of School Days Memories
  1950's Memories
Themed Reminiscence Sessions
I can provide over 40 different reminiscence sessions according to your preferences. Here is a sample of available reminiscence sessions
  • Washing and Cleaning Memories
  • Tradesmen and Street Sellers Memories
  • Tea party Memories
  • Cinema Memories
  • Food and Cooking
  • Communication Memories
  • Men's World
  • 1940's Home Front
  • Childhood Toys and Games
  • Schooldays Memories
  • Seaside Memories
  • Weddings and Courtship Memories
  • Household Items Memories
  • A Night Out
  • Christmas Memories
  • Hats and Fashion Memories
  • Music and Dancing Memories
  • Shopping Memories
  • 1950's Memories
  • 1960's Memories
  • 1970's Memories
  • 1980's Memories
  • NEW! World War One Talks

Wedding Reminiscence

1970s Reminiscence

Seaside Reminiscence Session

1960's Memories

1940s Memories

All items brought to sessions and all activities provided are risk assessed to ensure safety for participants.
Please visit my other pages for more information about reminiscence activities.
Please feel free to contact me for more information (see 'Contact Us' page.)
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