January and February reminiscence sessions at the British Music Experience

Explore the British Music Experience’s collections and archives, share memories and meet new people in this informal discussion group.

Share your memories at our free Reminiscence Sessions. We’ll provide photographs and items to inspire your recollections of a particular aspect of life related to Liverpool and music. Come along and meet new friends, share memories and enjoy a chat over tea or coffee.

Reminiscence Sessions are suitable for visitors aged 55+.

Wednesday 9th Jan: Dance Hall Days: Remembering Liverpool’s famous dance halls. Looking at dance halls such as the Grafton, the Locarno, the Rialto and others. We will be looking at the history through photographs, personal memories and music.  Please feel free to bring in any mementos for the group discussion.

Wednesday 13th Feb: Making Waves: Mersey music in the 1950’s: Looking at the influence of Rock and Roll in Liverpool in the 1950’s. This session will look at the fashion, photographs, music and the stories of Lita Roza, Billy Fury and Rory Storm. We will also be looking at the influence of Larry Parnes and Buddy Holly as well as new cultural influences from film and TV.

Sessions start at 11.00am and last for an hour.

To book just phone reception (0151 519 0915) saying you want to book onto one of the reminiscence sessions. Then turn up on the day and you will be directed to the Discovery Zone.

If you have any access requirements please ring 0151 519 0915 and ask to speak to Anna Richards (Learning and Public Programme Officer).

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