John Cheves

My pages:

Page link: Living Memory: A film about the Heritage Plus project
Living Memory: A film about the Heritage Plus project
Reminiscence, Oral History and Intergenerational Work
Page link: Old time dance workshops in Newhaven on film
Old time dance workshops in Newhaven on film
Learning how to stoll and jive at the Hillcrest Centre
Page link: Eastbourne Memory Map animated film
Eastbourne Memory Map animated film
Created as part of the Big Draw 2010
Page link: A Special Event at the WRVS Centre in Crawley
A Special Event at the WRVS Centre in Crawley
A celebration of the Heritage Plus project in Crawley
Page link: WRVS Heritage Plus Conference 2010
WRVS Heritage Plus Conference 2010
Read a report of our conference at Sussex University
Page link: Historical images of gypsy travellers in Sussex
Historical images of gypsy travellers in Sussex
A slideshow of fascinating magic lantern slides
Page link: Four Corners: A film made by WRVS Heritage Plus
Four Corners: A film made by WRVS Heritage Plus
A Portrait of Brighton's Black and Minority Ethnic Elders
Page link: Memories of Flowers book
Memories of Flowers book
Personal memories from Heritage Plus workshop in St Leonards
Page link: LifeMusic: Reminiscence and Creativity evaluation film
LifeMusic: Reminiscence and Creativity evaluation film
Music workshops for older people in Coldean
Page link: Hidden photographs of a Hidden people
Hidden photographs of a Hidden people
A photographic history of the traveller community in Sussex
Page link: Edmund's Story - Growing up in the turmoil of WWII
Edmund's Story - Growing up in the turmoil of WWII
An early escape from Germany and the London Blitz
Page link: Ken's Story: From Whelks to the Wheel Gang
Ken's Story: From Whelks to the Wheel Gang
Growing up in the Hanover area of Brighton in the 1930's
Page link: The Chattri Memorial Service on the 13th of June
The Chattri Memorial Service on the 13th of June
Commemorating Indian soldiers of the First World War
Page link: 'Retail Therapy': A model street of memories
'Retail Therapy': A model street of memories
Recreations of shops from the past
Page link: Living Memory
Living Memory
A creative writing anthology and workbook
Page link: Memory Map making event at Eastbourne Library
Memory Map making event at Eastbourne Library
Help us create a map of Eastbourne on October the 2nd
Page link: Heritage Plus Open Day event at Portslade Town Hall
Heritage Plus Open Day event at Portslade Town Hall
Join us on the 9th of September for a free fun-packed day
Page link: Reminiscence sessions at Lancing WRVS Centre
Reminiscence sessions at Lancing WRVS Centre
Come along on Friday mornings to share your memories
Page link: Heritage Plus Family History course at Hangleton Library
Heritage Plus Family History course at Hangleton Library
Learning how to trace your family tree
Page link: 'Tarner Stories' Open Day in Brigton on the 15th of July
'Tarner Stories' Open Day in Brigton on the 15th of July
Get involved with this local community history project
Page link: Stop Press: Daleks invade Armed Forces Weekend
Stop Press: Daleks invade Armed Forces Weekend
Daleks appearing in Eastbourne this weekend
Page link: Before The War - My Young Days
Before The War - My Young Days
Mary Tolman's memories of a brutish schoolmaster
Page link: Mary Tolman's Memories of the War Years
Mary Tolman's Memories of the War Years
Working for victory in the Land Army
Page link: A Scrapbook of Old Wives Tales
A Scrapbook of Old Wives Tales
Homemade remedies of the past
Page link: Beautiful Chinese Place Video Scrapbook
Beautiful Chinese Place Video Scrapbook
A documentary film of the Chinese community in Eastbourne
Page link: A five-week cookery based activity in Hastings
A five-week cookery based activity in Hastings
Learning to cook and remembering meals of the past
Page link: A Heritage Plus outing to Michelham Priory
A Heritage Plus outing to Michelham Priory
An historic building with beautiful gardens in Sussex
Page link: WRVS Heritage Plus Website featured on the BBC
WRVS Heritage Plus Website featured on the BBC
View a film abour our website on the BBC's learning zone
Page link: Heritage Plus reminiscence event at Brighton Festival
Heritage Plus reminiscence event at Brighton Festival
Come along on the 6th of May to the Emmaus Charity Centre
Page link: A day to celebrate the history of Hastings Old Town
A day to celebrate the history of Hastings Old Town
At the WRVS Centre in St Leonards on the 12th of May 2010
Page link: Old Wives/Husbands Tales activity in St Leonards
Old Wives/Husbands Tales activity in St Leonards
Remembering remedies of the past through poetry
Page link: Living Memory - WRVS Heritage Plus Conference
Living Memory - WRVS Heritage Plus Conference
On the 17th of September at Sussex University
Page link: Brenda Aldridge's early memories of Wartime Britain.
Brenda Aldridge's early memories of Wartime Britain.
Evacuated to Baldock in Hertfordshire from Eastbourne
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"Past Peacehaven" Mondays at Peacehaven Library
Come along to share your memories of the past
Page link: Old Time Music Hall Show at Portslade Town Hall
Old Time Music Hall Show at Portslade Town Hall
Free afternoon event on Thursday June 11th
Page link: Eastbourne Armed Forces Weekend, 27th & 28th of June
Eastbourne Armed Forces Weekend, 27th & 28th of June
A weekend of free events at the Redoubt Fortress
Page link: WRVS Heritage Plus Open Day in Portslade
WRVS Heritage Plus Open Day in Portslade
Come and enjoy this free event on September the 9th
Page link: 1940's Tea Dance to celebrate Older People's Day
1940's Tea Dance to celebrate Older People's Day
Event at the Hillcrest Centre in Newhaven on the 1st of October
Page link: Learn about the history of Hastings fishing industry
Learn about the history of Hastings fishing industry
A programme of free events in Hastings and St Leonards from September to January
Page link: Heritage Plus events this Autumn at Crawley WRVS Centre
Heritage Plus events this Autumn at Crawley WRVS Centre
A range of free activities to enjoy
Page link: Family History and Creative Writing Free Workshop
Family History and Creative Writing Free Workshop
Starting 13th of October at Portslade Library for ten weeks
Page link: Winter themed activity starting in St Leonards
Winter themed activity starting in St Leonards
Learn to make hand-made books of memories
Page link: Come to a free 1940's Tea Dance in Eastbourne
Come to a free 1940's Tea Dance in Eastbourne
Friday the 27th of November at St Richards Church in Langney
Page link: Reminiscence sessions with Marsham Older People's Project
Reminiscence sessions with Marsham Older People's Project
A 10 week workshop in Fairlight, East Sussex in 2009
Page link: Creative Writing Course Starting in Crawley
Creative Writing Course Starting in Crawley
Free 10 week workshop starting in April
Page link: Research your Family History at Hangleton Library
Research your Family History at Hangleton Library
Free Heritage Plus sessions starting on the 7th of April
Page link: Friends Of Coldean activities at New Larchwood Centre
Friends Of Coldean activities at New Larchwood Centre
Free Music Sessions every Wednesday afternoon
Page link: The Coldean Companion Documentary Film
The Coldean Companion Documentary Film
Memories of the Coldean area
Page link: Heritage Plus Object Handling Session in St Leonards
Heritage Plus Object Handling Session in St Leonards
Hatings Museum visit the Heritage Plus project
Page link: A life of dancing on the cruise liners
A life of dancing on the cruise liners
Experiences of being a professional cruise host
Page link: New 'Gladrags' activity starting at Crawley WRVS Centre
New 'Gladrags' activity starting at Crawley WRVS Centre
Remembering the styles and fashions of your youth
Page link: New Creative writing course beginning in Peacehaven
New Creative writing course beginning in Peacehaven
Free activity for the over 55's at Peacehaven Library
Page link: Creative Writing Course starting in Newhaven
Creative Writing Course starting in Newhaven
Free activity for the over 55's at Newhaven's Hillcrest Centre
Page link: Memories Past Group in Portslade
Memories Past Group in Portslade
Come to Portslade WRVS on Tuesdays to share your memories
Page link: Family History and Creative Writing free 10 week activity
Family History and Creative Writing free 10 week activity
Starting at Portslade Library on the 26th of January
Page link: Heritage Plus volunteers meet Coronation Street Star
Heritage Plus volunteers meet Coronation Street Star
Launch of the National Lottery Awards 2010
Page link: 'Old Wives Tales' activity starting in St Leonards On Sea
'Old Wives Tales' activity starting in St Leonards On Sea
Friday mornings from the 29th of January
Page link: Big Draw Intergenerational Event in Eastbourne
Big Draw Intergenerational Event in Eastbourne
Art and Cookery fun for all ages
Page link: 'Past Peacehaven' History Group at Peacehaven Library
'Past Peacehaven' History Group at Peacehaven Library
Starting Wednesday the 4th of November, once every month
Page link: Memories and Stories of times past
Memories and Stories of times past
Heritage Plus exhibition at the Hawth Theatre in Crawley
Page link: The Weavers enjoy an outing to the theatre
The Weavers enjoy an outing to the theatre
WRVS Heritage Plus trip to Littlehampton
Page link: A Memory Box Of Children's Toys
A Memory Box Of Children's Toys
Reminiscence of childhood play of days gone by
Page link: Make Do and Mend Memory Box
Make Do and Mend Memory Box
A selection of artifacts collected by Heritage Plus participants
Page link: Heritage Plus Information Point at Eastbourne Library
Heritage Plus Information Point at Eastbourne Library
Come along to share your memories
Page link: A Multimedia Photo Album Of Memories
A Multimedia Photo Album Of Memories
Produced by reminiscence group in Eastbourne
Page link: A visit to East Sussex Records Office
A visit to East Sussex Records Office
Family History Group Outing
Page link: Family trees from local Peacehaven people
Family trees from local Peacehaven people
Produced as a result of a Family History workshop
Page link: Eastbourne Armed Forces Weekend 2009 School's Event
Eastbourne Armed Forces Weekend 2009 School's Event
Local childrens' performances at the Redoubt Fortress
Page link: The Weavers Old Time Variety Show
The Weavers Old Time Variety Show
Performance at the WRVS Centre in Crawley
Page link: Armed Forces Day Service at the Redoubt Fortress, 2009
Armed Forces Day Service at the Redoubt Fortress, 2009
Watch a video of the Drumhead Service in Eastbourne
Page link: USO Show at Eastbourne's Veterans Weekend 2009
USO Show at Eastbourne's Veterans Weekend 2009
Photographs from the WRVS Heritage Plus free event
Page link: Armed Forces Day at the Redoubt Fortress, Eastbourne 2009
Armed Forces Day at the Redoubt Fortress, Eastbourne 2009
Drumhead church service and afternoon entertainment
Page link: Crossing Continents Book - Memories of Home and Abroad
Crossing Continents Book - Memories of Home and Abroad
Recollections from Brighton's Black and Ethnic minority communities
Page link: MerryMakers Old Time Music Hall Show
MerryMakers Old Time Music Hall Show
Free event from WRVS Heritage Plus in Portslade
Page link: Reminscence workshop at Rathan Court in Newhaven
Reminscence workshop at Rathan Court in Newhaven
Remembering our working lives
Page link: Reminiscence At Rathan Court
Reminiscence At Rathan Court
Memories of working lives
Page link: Heritage Plus Seminar on Autobiographical Memory
Heritage Plus Seminar on Autobiographical Memory
How and why we remember the events of our past
Page link: Winnie Day's varied life of work
Winnie Day's varied life of work
From the printing trade to the electronics industry
Page link: Heritage Plus ceramics workshop in Eastbourne
Heritage Plus ceramics workshop in Eastbourne
Mixed nationality group come together for art activity
Page link: Heritage plus activities with the Chinese community
Heritage plus activities with the Chinese community
Dance and reminiscence workshops in Eastbourne
Page link: Display of traditional Chinese dancing in Eastbourne
Display of traditional Chinese dancing in Eastbourne
Heritage Plus party for Eastbourne's Chinese community
Page link: A visit to Michelham Priory, May 2007
A visit to Michelham Priory, May 2007
Heritage Plus outing for Chinese elders and their families
Page link: Reminiscing with long-serving WRVS members
Reminiscing with long-serving WRVS members
Jenny Tarn and Eden Maughan remember the WRVS
Page link: Lam's Family Photograph Album
Lam's Family Photograph Album
Photographs from Eastbourne's Chinese Community
Page link: Lee's Family Photograph Album
Lee's Family Photograph Album
Photographs from Eastbourne's Chinese Community
Page link: Shing's Family Photograph Album
Shing's Family Photograph Album
Photographs from Eastbourne's Chinese Community
Page link: Ken Ashby's Photographs Of the Desert Rats
Ken Ashby's Photographs Of the Desert Rats
World War Two in the North African Desert
Page link: Ken Ashby's Memories of World War Two
Ken Ashby's Memories of World War Two
With the Photographic Service in North Africa
Page link: Kent Lindy Hoppers display at St Leonards WRVS centre
Kent Lindy Hoppers display at St Leonards WRVS centre
Heritage Plus Tea Dance in Hastings
Page link: Creative writing activity in Newhaven and Peacehaven
Creative writing activity in Newhaven and Peacehaven
Heritage Plus life story writing workshops
Page link: Intergenerational Homefront event in Newhaven
Intergenerational Homefront event in Newhaven
Local schoolchildren learn about life in Wartime Britain
Page link: Hastings Old Town Radio Show Performance
Hastings Old Town Radio Show Performance
Recorded live at the WRVS Centre in St Leonards-On-Sea
Page link: Fishersgate - A Community Story DVD
Fishersgate - A Community Story DVD
Documentary film about the history of the Fishersgate area
Page link: Notelets of childhood memories
Notelets of childhood memories
Illustrated by Heather Hokey
Page link: Stories In Motion Paintings
Stories In Motion Paintings
Paintings inspired by reminiscence and movement workshop
Page link: Memory Tiles of lost skills
Memory Tiles of lost skills
Artwork celebrating the skills of yesteryear
Page link: 'Lost Skills' and 'Childhood' activities in Heathfield
'Lost Skills' and 'Childhood' activities in Heathfield
Remembering our youth and the skills of yesteryear
Page link: Crawley At War Exhibition at the Hawth Theatre
Crawley At War Exhibition at the Hawth Theatre
Memories of veterans from the Crawley area
Page link: Jasper the Scarecrow of Gardener's Memories
Jasper the Scarecrow of Gardener's Memories
Patchwork scarecrow made at Heritage Plus workshop
Page link: Gardeners Question Time in Crawley
Gardeners Question Time in Crawley
Heritage Plus gardening-themed acitivity
Page link: The Memory Chair
The Memory Chair
Artwork produced from reminiscence workshop in Heathfield
Page link: The Childhood Notebooks
The Childhood Notebooks
Memories from the 1930s-1960s by people that were there
Page link: Oral history recordings of courtship memories
Oral history recordings of courtship memories
Remembering dances, dates, romances and weddings
Page link: Crawley Veterans talk about their memories
Crawley Veterans talk about their memories
Remembering the Second World War and service life
Page link: A trip to the the Eastbourne Pavilion Tea Rooms
A trip to the the Eastbourne Pavilion Tea Rooms
WRVS Heritage Plus participants enjoy an outing in Eastbourne
Page link: Sounds Of The Seaside
Sounds Of The Seaside
Sound Art CD mixing memories and sounds of the seaside
Page link: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Funding Heritage Plus object handling and loan box scheme
Page link: Bill May's memories of the Second World War
Bill May's memories of the Second World War
Injured at Normandy and entering Berlin and Hitler's Chancellery
Page link: Joan Stonehouse remembers her family's wartime service
Joan Stonehouse remembers her family's wartime service
Photographs of wartime effort and sacrifice
Page link: Estelle Simmonds' wartime photographs
Estelle Simmonds' wartime photographs
Memories of her Czech step-father and VE day celebrations
Page link: Air raids and wartime rationing
Air raids and wartime rationing
Betty Preston remembers growing up in wartime Britain
Page link: A handmade table cloth, made with parachute string
A handmade table cloth, made with parachute string
A beautiful artifact uncovered in Crawley
Page link: Tea Dance at the Hillcrest Centre in Newhaven
Tea Dance at the Hillcrest Centre in Newhaven
A USO themed day from WRVS Heritage Plus
Page link: Rhoda Allchin remembers her Land Army days
Rhoda Allchin remembers her Land Army days
Feeding the country during the Second World War
Page link: Nellie recalls her childhood activities
Nellie recalls her childhood activities
A love of reading, netball and skipping games
Page link: Richard remembers the play of his youth
Richard remembers the play of his youth
A game of Shinty, train sets and wind-up toys
Page link: Les shares his memories of youthful games
Les shares his memories of youthful games
Playing cards, marbles and a game of pie-crust
Page link: Sheilagh remembers the activities of her youth
Sheilagh remembers the activities of her youth
Milly, Molly, Mandy, doll's houses and a love of swimming
Page link: Eileen's memories of her younger days
Eileen's memories of her younger days
Whip and top, dolls and skipping ropes
Page link: Esme remembers childhood toys
Esme remembers childhood toys
Hoola hoops and a Sunny Jim rag doll
Page link: Play Chest of childhood games and toys
Play Chest of childhood games and toys
A box to commemorate memories of youthful leisure
Page link: Download the 'Portslade Portraits' book here
Download the 'Portslade Portraits' book here
The complete book to read as a pdf file
Page link: Rememberance Day in Crawley 2007
Rememberance Day in Crawley 2007
Outing organised by WRVS Heritage Plus in Crawley
Page link: Outreach3way Rainbow Banner
Outreach3way Rainbow Banner
From Art and Reminiscence workshop at Heritage Plus Crawley
Page link: Veterans Day in Crawley, June the 27th 2008
Veterans Day in Crawley, June the 27th 2008
WRVS Heritage Plus outing for Crawley veterans
Page link: WRVS Heritage Plus Crawley 'Graffiti Banner'
WRVS Heritage Plus Crawley 'Graffiti Banner'
'War and Peace' artwork created from Intergenerational workshop
Page link: Graffiti Banner Intergenerational workshop
Graffiti Banner Intergenerational workshop
Veterans and youth group join together to produce artwork
Page link: Crawley WRVS 'Memories' activity participants day out
Crawley WRVS 'Memories' activity participants day out
The Mayor of Crawley gives guided tour of the Council Chambers
Page link: Gardenshare scheme starting in Peacehaven and Saltdean
Gardenshare scheme starting in Peacehaven and Saltdean
Would you like help with your garden or somewhere to grow?
Page link: WRVS Memory Canvas Project
WRVS Memory Canvas Project
A 10 week art and reminiscence workshop in Newhaven
Page link: Memory Canvases
Memory Canvases
Collages from Heritage Plus in Newhaven
Page link: Reminiscences of Newhaven Town Book
Reminiscences of Newhaven Town Book
Sharing memories of Newhaven
Page link: Reminiscences of Newhaven Town
Reminiscences of Newhaven Town
10 week creative writing activity that produced a book
Page link: Scrapbook of memories of leisure activities
Scrapbook of memories of leisure activities
Remembering the leisure of our youth
Page link: Heritage Plus Newhaven Leisure Workshop, 2007
Heritage Plus Newhaven Leisure Workshop, 2007
Participants reminisce about the leisure of their youth
Page link: Newhaven Port Art Reminiscence Workshop
Newhaven Port Art Reminiscence Workshop
Painting memories of Newhaven
Page link: 'Memories Of Newhaven' paintings
'Memories Of Newhaven' paintings
Canvases produced at Heritage Plus workshop in Newhaven
Page link: 'Tea Party' at Hastings Museum
'Tea Party' at Hastings Museum
A fun day with entertainment provided by Lindy Hop dancers
Page link: A Patchwork Quilt Commemorating Lost Skills
A Patchwork Quilt Commemorating Lost Skills
The results of a ten week activity with Crawley Heritage Plus
Page link: The appliqué patchwork quilt of lost skills.
The appliqué patchwork quilt of lost skills.
A ten week workshop from Heritage Plus Crawley Winter 2008
Page link: Do you recognise this flag?
Do you recognise this flag?
Colleen's childhood photograph
Page link: Play activity sessions, remembering our childhood games
Play activity sessions, remembering our childhood games
Five week workshop with St Catherine's Hospice in Crawley Winter 2008
Page link: Sunday Tea Dances at the Windmill Theatre
Sunday Tea Dances at the Windmill Theatre
Come jiving at Blatchington Mill School in Hove
Page link: WRVS Heritage Plus at Over 50's Launch Event
WRVS Heritage Plus at Over 50's Launch Event
St Richards Community Centre, Hove
Page link: The West Family Of Portslade
The West Family Of Portslade
Heritage Plus volunteer seeks information about his ancestors
Page link: Crawley Music Hall Show
Crawley Music Hall Show
Heritage Plus participants put on a rousing spectacular of song and dance
Page link: Photographs from the 'Portslade Portraits' launch
Photographs from the 'Portslade Portraits' launch
Heritage Plus creative writing and reminiscence book is published
Page link: Photographs from a reminiscence session at Elizabeth Court
Photographs from a reminiscence session at Elizabeth Court
Residents enjoying a quiz with WRVS volunteer
Page link: Eastbrook school intergenerational visit by portslade WRVS
Eastbrook school intergenerational visit by portslade WRVS
A screening of the Heritage Plus Fishergate DVD
Page link: BME Day at Hove Town Hall
BME Day at Hove Town Hall
WRVS Heritage Plus exhibition, October 2008
Page link: Somerset Point Reminiscence Sessions
Somerset Point Reminiscence Sessions
Sharing memories of the past