Memory Boxes in Bacup

Treasure your Memory Boxes in Bacup

The first of our November memory box workshops in Bacup took place on the 5th where we remembered Bonfire Nights gone by, Penny for the Guy etc. with some delicious Parkin cake, Treacle Toffee and Hot Chocolate. They continue every Thursday in November 12th, 19th & 26th, 1:30-3:30pm at Bacup Family Centre,...

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2nd Drop In Memories Day

Our second drop in day was amazing. We met a family who owned the newsagents on Hawthorn Road from 1967 to 1972, they had great stories to share and met people on the day who shopped with them as youngsters. Among the many excellent photographs and newspaper cuttings they brought...

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First Drop in Memory Day

Our first drop in memory day was held at the AB&D Centre on Saturday 25th July and we had a wonderful day, met lovely people over tea and biscuits and were educated on Bacup’s past. We learned about the rag n bone man, Hargreaves, his place was jokingly called ‘Hargreaves...

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Memory Boxes

Memory Box Workshops

Healthy Connections – Past & Present This is a funded project aimed at bringing people together to share memories on open days, create their own memory boxes in workshops, enjoy tea dances and coffee mornings, all free of charge. There will be three memory box workshops with four sessions in...

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