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Memory capturing at the Dundee Science Festival

As part of the Dundee Science Festival, Tales of Things will have a pop-up stand at the Family Fun Day this Sunday 13th November. Bring in a favourite object which has a good story and we’ll capture the story using … Continue reading

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Wester Hailes Memory Booth

On Saturday we took our now familiar memory booth (or white shed!) out to the Canal Festival in Wester Hailes, Edinburgh.  Chris Speed is working with the local community there on another project called Community Hacking (AHRC funded project) which … Continue reading

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Object Storytelling Workshop

    Tales of a Changing Nation at the National Museum of Scotland “We used to have a car like that…I remember the first TV we ever had…” If you have ever wandered round the galleries and spotted something from … Continue reading

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Tales of War Time Things tonight!

Tonight sees the screening of tales from Hillingdon residents relating to their experiences of World War II, the films and objects will be on display on the 20th October at 7.30pm Uxbridge Library. Tales include one residents escape from Prisoner of War … Continue reading

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BME Launch Success

The BME Tales of Things Exhibition launch on 1st October was a huge success! About 100 visitors enjoyed music, dance and storytelling from Global Fusion Music and Arts, the Indian Cultural Society, Greenwich Council for Racial Equality, the Greenwich Ajoda … Continue reading

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Tales of Hillingdon

The TOTeM team worked closely with Uxbridge Library, West London, this month to record stories about all ‘things’ Hillingdon. Objects included a rolling pin, a grand piano, a family photograph, an oil painting, a Davy lamp, a China dog, a … Continue reading

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