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  • Wednesday, 28th June 2017

    Sparking Memories: An Intergenerational Reminiscence Project

    Our intergenerational project brought together A-Level students and care home residents

    Our Sparking Memories project has come to an end! We brought together A-Level students from Leeds City College and residents from Simon Marks Court. Over eight weeks the group explored the M&S Company Archive, and created a collaborative artwork to go on display at the care home.

    Discover the project with this short film: https://vimeo.com/234842058

    Intergenerational practice aims to bring people together in purposeful, mutually beneficial activities which promote greater understanding and respect between generations. The M&S Company Archive’s collection is full of objects and images that can be used in reminiscence therapy; working with groups of different ages can uncover new ways of looking at and using the collection.

    Find more on the project by following us on Twitter @MandSHeritage, and searching for #SparkingMemories



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