Memory Bank: Hull is a key part of The History Troupe’s community engagement activities. Talks on Local Roots, Heritage & Futures; The Vote, A Play About Dementia, And our full repertoire takes many people down memory lane.

Memory Bank: Hull is our collaboration with the Hull Clinical Commissioning Group and the Yorkshire Film Archive.

Hugh Pym, BBC Healthcare Editor, is our patron.

Memory Bank: Hull Workshops & Dementia Cafe’s

Memory Bank: Hull
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Memory Bank: Hull is The History Troupe’s collaboration with Yorkshire Film Archive and the Clinical Commissioning Group Hull. Healthcare professionals, carers, families and schools to provide a complete resource for reminiscence and life story work.

The History Troupe has integrated this content into workshops in schools and across the community, dementia café’s and a range of our performances. The packs are all about using archive footage of familiar faces, places, events and everyday lives to re-discover and connect with our collective shared memories.

For people of Hull that means films of the docks and the fishing industry, summer days spent in East Park getting drenched on the splash boat, reliving the drama of the 1980 Rugby Challenge Cup Final between Hull FC and Hull KR, and – of course – a visit to the famous Hull Fair. All this and more! There are options according to your needs:

  1. Memory Bank: Hull Package. Provides a wealth of information to support reminiscence, designed to be flexible in a variety of settings – it is now available to purchase below for £29.99

  2. Book A Workshop. This can be:

    • To inform carers of our local heritage and train them how to use the package with residents.

    • For The History Troupe team to deliver a workshop as needed.

  3. Dementia Café’s. Get togethers for family, friends and carers across the community. Film and photos trigger reminiscence, laughter and sheer enjoyment.

  4. Talks, Reading, Plays and Exhibitions. On local hidden histories from The History Troupe Players are available. For more information contact:

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