Shalom Sussex- The Jewish Community in WWI
We’ve researching hard with our newest project, Shalom Sussex – The Jewish Community in WWI.
In the coming weeks, we will be visiting The Keep archive, West Sussex Record Office and the National Archives to try to build a picture of life for Jewish people in Sussex during the First World War.
If you’d like to find out more about this theme or get involved as a volunteer researcher, receive training, meet new people and gain some useful skills, then please get in touch.
To find out more
For further information, images and interviews, please contact:
Nicola Benge, Project Manager – Shalom Sussex
‘We loved it!’ Brighton Housing Trust
If you would like to find out more about this facility or view the space, please contact the Creative Director of Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage: firstname.lastname@example.org / 07727006538
Affordable Room Hire for workshops and meetings
This one day reminiscence training course based at Strike a Light’s studio in Brighton takes place on Wednesday 20th June 2018 (10am-4pm).
‘Lots of ideas to go away and research – good to meet others and share experiences and ideas. I feel more confident to go away and plan some reminiscence activities. I have more insight into the benefits and what’s involved’. Reminiscence Course participant
It offers an overview of reminiscence work, including the background to the subject and will consider the benefits to be derived by both the people who reminisce and those who listen. We will explore a wide variety of reminiscence activities, which can be used to trigger personal memories and help a group to work well together.
By the end of the course, participants will have gained insight into what reminiscence is as a structured activity, and how it can be successfully and productively carried out.
The training day will offer a more expanded exploration of reminiscence work. It will include a detailed background to the subject and consider the benefits to be derived by both the people who reminisce and those who listen.
We will explore a wide variety of reminiscence activities, which can be used to trigger personal memories and help a group to work well together.
The day will include opportunities for the group to experience reminiscence activities, and group members will be encouraged throughout to contribute their own experience and ideas.
By the end of the training, participants will have gained insight into what reminiscence is as a structured activity, and how it can be successfully and productively carried out.
A free training pack with resources for each participant is provided as part of the course.
BENEFITS OF REMINISCENCE
Stimulates social interaction and communication
Reduces the feeling of isolation
Shares and captures family and local history
Increases feeling of self-worth
Helps keep the mind stimulated
Allows participants to reflect on past and present
An enjoyable experience
Generates community and support
PARTICIPANT LEARNING OUTCOMES
Share ideas with training group
Use resources, photos and artefacts in reminiscence delivery
Increased confidence in delivery of activities
Group working skills
Awareness of the effects of dementia
Complete the One Day Reminiscence Course Booking – Strike a Light 2018 and send payment to attend the course or email: email@example.com for a copy of the booking form to book the course.
If you have further queries, call 07727 006538
£85 (Group/organisation rate – per person) for one day training / £60 individuals
Cheques payable to: Strike a Light and sent to Studio 8, Open Market, Marshalls Row, Brighton BN1 4JU
Bacs Transfer to Strike a Light: The Cooperative Bank – Sort Code: 089299 Account Number: 65447093
Please return completed form to:
Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage, Studio 8, Open Market, Marshalls Row, Brighton BN1 4JU or email: firstname.lastname@example.org