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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Exploring people’s memories and linking generations

On Wednesday 31 July 2013,  our “Tea and Tales” reminiscence event took place at Valence House, seeing 19 elderly residents of the Becontree estate (average age was 81 years) attend and enjoy the event facilitated by Thalia Gigerenzer. With support from Patricia

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Tuesday 30 July: Workshop about filming

On Tuesday Patricia Gomez and Hannah Roland ran a workshop about filming in helping the group learn the basics of the filming process and get the skills to combine two actions: to record and film the old heroes of Barking

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Searching the past

Monday 29 July was spent at Valence house, but this time to root around and explore the archives. First, Anna Sexton, researcher from UCL with support from the LBBD archivist Tahlia Coombs and education officer Claire, gave the group some training

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Our start on Friday 26 July

On Friday there was a guided tour of Valence House and then an introduction to the project and to each other. Here’s what Rhianna, one of the young volunteers had to say about the day:   “Well today I have

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Today is the day!

Today at 14:00 the project kicks off with a guided tour of the Valence House museum, pictures and more information to follow shortly!

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