Nicola Benge

My pages:

Page link: Memories of Southlands. Shoreham
Memories of Southlands. Shoreham
Grace Deakon's memories
Page link: Our parents
Our parents
Pictures from another era
Page link: Schools reminiscence activities - Winter 2007
Schools reminiscence activities - Winter 2007
Elizabeth Court sheltered home residents remember their schooldays
Page link: Ragroof theatre company intergenerational tea dance
Ragroof theatre company intergenerational tea dance
Tripping the light fantastic at the Windmill Theatre - Hove, January 2009
Page link: Day out to Hove Museum -January 2009
Day out to Hove Museum -January 2009
Looking at the past with Portslade reminiscence group
Page link: Flamenco dancing with the over 60s
Flamenco dancing with the over 60s
Brighton Black and Minority Ethnic group learn some new moves!
Page link: Entertainer activities
Entertainer activities
WRVS Weavers entertainment group get together
Page link: Same Sky tea service
Same Sky tea service
A hand made tea service of food memories
Page link: St Richards memory banner
St Richards memory banner
memories making the mural
Page link: Links to related groups and organisations
Links to related groups and organisations
WRVS Heritage Plus related groups working in reminiscence, oral history and community archives
Page link: Joan Warren's schooldays
Joan Warren's schooldays
Memories of an early education: French, swimming and cookery
Page link: Holidays
Holidays
The Good Old Days
Page link: Christmas celebration
Christmas celebration
A reminiscence knees up - Winter 2007
Page link: Memory Quilt
Memory Quilt
Memory quilt inauguration at New Larchwood
Page link: Portslade Memory Boxes
Portslade Memory Boxes
Memory boxes made by participants of school days reminiscence activities
Page link: Crafty Coffee Club
Crafty Coffee Club
Fishersgate thoughts from Fishersgate mums
Page link: Elizabeth Court sheltered home reminiscence
Elizabeth Court sheltered home reminiscence
Memories of residents of the Elizabeth Court sheltered home in Hove Spring -Summer 2008
Page link: Portslade WRVS Heritage Plus weblaunch
Portslade WRVS Heritage Plus weblaunch
Showcasing our heritage website
Page link: A trip back in time
A trip back in time
An outing to the South Downs Heritage Centre
Page link: Afternoon entertainment with Mr Jack Buchanan
Afternoon entertainment with Mr Jack Buchanan
A one man show of debonair delight!
Page link: Adventures in dentures
Adventures in dentures
Eileen remembers making false teeth in Brighton in the 1950s
Page link: The mayor remembers the mayoress
The mayor remembers the mayoress
Courtship at an early age
Page link: Tom the undertaker
Tom the undertaker
Bring out your dead! Memories of a 1950s working life before a Brighton move
Page link: Fishersgate Community Story Spring 2008
Fishersgate Community Story Spring 2008
Making art from memories in an intergenerational project
Page link: Heritage Plus Activities
Heritage Plus Activities
WRVS Heritage Plus in Hastings
Page link: Heritage Plus Activities
Heritage Plus Activities
WRVS Heritage Plus in Crawley
Page link: Heritage Plus Activities
Heritage Plus Activities
Information about Eastbourne WRVS Heritage Plus project
Page link: Heritage Plus Activities
Heritage Plus Activities
WRVS Heritage Plus in Newhaven & Peacehaven
Page link: Eastbourne reminiscence activities Spring 2007
Eastbourne reminiscence activities Spring 2007
General reminiscence activities at Eastbourne WRVS
Page link: Heritage Lottery Fund
Heritage Lottery Fund
WRVS Heritage Plus project funders through the National Lottery
Page link: Adur District Council
Adur District Council
Information about the Arts and Community Wellbeing Department at ADC
Page link: East Sussex County Council
East Sussex County Council
The home of the East Sussex Records Office and archive
Page link: Sussex University MA Life Histories
Sussex University MA Life Histories
Information about partnership training in oral and life history
Page link: Stealing Coal and Queues, Queues, Queues
Stealing Coal and Queues, Queues, Queues
Bob Caffrey's memories of Fishersgate
Page link: Quotes from WRVS Heritage Plus participants
Quotes from WRVS Heritage Plus participants
Thoughts about the WRVS Heritage plus activities in Sussex
Page link: Examples of WRVS Heritage Plus activities
Examples of WRVS Heritage Plus activities
Activities in the Heritage Plus areas
Page link: Who's lived where?
Who's lived where?
Where we've lived in Eastbourne
Page link: Meg's war
Meg's war
Eastbourne in the Blitz
Page link: How we came to live here
How we came to live here
Coming to Eastbourne
Page link: June King's family tree
June King's family tree
Researching a family's life
Page link: Popular performers
Popular performers
Favourite variety acts of yesteryear
Page link: Music Hall musings
Music Hall musings
Remembering favourite moments on the stage
Page link: Rosina remembers
Rosina remembers
Rosina Ridley's impressions of Crawley New Town
Page link: Ivy Turner's memories
Ivy Turner's memories
Remembering the days of variety, rationing and identity cards
Page link: Tom King's story
Tom King's story
Memories from old Portslade
Page link: Introduction to Portslade Portraits
Introduction to Portslade Portraits
How this book came into being
Page link: Stories of schooldays
Stories of schooldays
Slippers, rulers and discipline
Page link: Favourite fantasy romance
Favourite fantasy romance
Remembering heart-throbs of stage and screen
Page link: Music Hall performers on show
Music Hall performers on show
Participants parade their patter!
Page link: Music hall songs
Music hall songs
'Roll out the barrell'
Page link: Music Hall activity photos
Music Hall activity photos
Some photos from our music hall sessions
Page link: The Way We Wore
The Way We Wore
A booklet on clothing
Page link: School Reports
School Reports
Worst memories of school: rebellion and punishment
Page link: Courtship chatter
Courtship chatter
Remembering how we met
Page link: Nancy's fashions
Nancy's fashions
Hair and beauty in another age
Page link: Wally's war
Wally's war
Military clothing memories
Page link: Trevor Povey's life in sharp clothes
Trevor Povey's life in sharp clothes
reminiscing about clothes
Page link: Memories of clothes and nights out on the razzle
Memories of clothes and nights out on the razzle
Favourite outfits and sharp looks
Page link: Heritage Plus Activities
Heritage Plus Activities
WRVS Heritage Plus in Portslade (inc. Brighton and Hove)
Page link: Slates and Satchels
Slates and Satchels
WRVS Heritage Plus participants talk about their school days
Page link: Rod Patterson's first date
Rod Patterson's first date
Oh it's hard being in love when you're 12 and a half!
Page link: Nancy's valentine card
Nancy's valentine card
A valentine card from Wally to Nancy
Page link: Sathi speaks of marriage
Sathi speaks of marriage
Romance Sri Lankan style
Page link: 58 years!
58 years!
Wally and Nancy, hand in hand
Page link: Tom King's postcard
Tom King's postcard
Adventures in dating
Page link: Vera Morrison's courtship postcard
Vera Morrison's courtship postcard
There were so many...!
Page link: Christmas memories in Portslade
Christmas memories in Portslade
Trevor Povey's memories
Page link: Margaret remembers Pea Soupers
Margaret remembers Pea Soupers
Growing up with gran
Page link: Portslade wartime memories
Portslade wartime memories
Vera Morrison's memories
Page link: Vera Morrison's family in Portslade
Vera Morrison's family in Portslade
Her memories of mum and dad
Page link: Vera Morrison's memories from Portslade WRVS
Vera Morrison's memories from Portslade WRVS
Illustration in the 1930s - London
Page link: Reminiscence memories
Reminiscence memories
Heritage Plus memories
Page link: About Heritage Plus
About Heritage Plus
More information about our project
Page link: Benefits of Heritage
Benefits of Heritage
Why reminisce?
Page link: Iris Harding MBE
Iris Harding MBE
Memories of WVS in Portslade
Page link: Portslade WVS service
Portslade WVS service
Iris Harding's life
Page link: Joining Portslade WVS in the 1950s
Joining Portslade WVS in the 1950s
Iris Harding's tale of a life of service
Page link: Don Father's Air Raid Memories
Don Father's Air Raid Memories
Working on Gun Operations at Dover Castle
Page link: Don Fathers' wartime army life
Don Fathers' wartime army life
Working on the searchlight guns
Page link: Army chaos
Army chaos
The harsh reality of army life
Page link: Don Fathers' dancing days
Don Fathers' dancing days
Memoirs of a reluctant dancer!
Page link: Don Fathers' Army Boxing Contest
Don Fathers' Army Boxing Contest
On the march with broken ribs
Page link: Bombs flying!
Bombs flying!
Dog fights over Dover and meeting Churchill
Page link: Don Fathers' early memories
Don Fathers' early memories
Family life, joining up and living in Portslade
Page link: When we were married...
When we were married...
Couples, weddings and honeymoons
Page link: Sheila Braidwood
Sheila Braidwood
From St Peter's Infants' School to Portslade Community College
Page link: Mothers' Union
Mothers' Union
St Richard's Mothers' Union, 1930s Hangleton

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