Stepping Back in time – 1950s-1960s

Travel back in time and experience a slice of life from the 1950s and 1960s.

Choose FOUR of the following activities:



View some of the first programmes seen on black and white television. Dance to music and listen to stories of this era.


Visit the days of chalk and a great deal of teacher talk! Take part in a school lesson of the times.

Toys and Games

Enjoy playground rhymes, toys and games that children hear their grandparents talk about.

Arcadia Picture Theatre

Watch the “flicks” the way grandparents did. Find out about “shorts” and “half-time”

Technology in the home

Compare the different technology of our grandparents’ time with that of today. Use some of this technology to make a treat of the times.

Picnic Games

Experience the excitement of picnic games of the past, from egg and spoon races to our washing race.

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