The One Nativity Play That Never Gets Old - Where Is That Little Star Now?

The One Nativity Play That Never Gets Old - Where Is That Little Star Now?

Christmas

The one village church Nativity that never, ever gets old.

In fact for many it signals the beginning of the festive period when this starts to to do the rounds.

Springchicken's Alternative Vintage Christmas Playlist

Springchicken's Alternative Vintage Christmas Playlist

Christmas
Christmas is a time when everywhere you are you will be regaled by the sounds of Mariah Cary and Bing Crosby. However, we have taken it upon ourselves to compile a slightly different playlist for your enjoyment.
The Great Little Film Quiz of 1946

The Great Little Film Quiz of 1946

1940s

How much do you remember the films of 1946?

Check out our Great Little Film Quiz from that very year.

The Great Little Christmas #1 Quiz

The Great Little Christmas #1 Quiz

Christmas
Do you love Christmas and do you remember when the Christmas number 1 was a big deal?
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The Spirit of a 1950s Christmas

'50s
Long before Morecambe and Wise took over the TV Christmas schedule, the 1950s festive season for children was all about decorations, eating and the anticipation of presents from Santa Claus.....
'Remember, Remember the 5th of November....'

'Remember, Remember the 5th of November....'

1950s
The United Kingdom has a long tradition of celebrating with fireworks and bonfires going back to pagan times and the druids.  Whilst in recent yea...
When Was Your Very First Time?

When Was Your Very First Time?

1960s
So what, where and who did you see for the very first time playing live (of course)? Were you lucky enough to see the Beatles and did you actually get to hear them? What about Elvis or Billy Fury? 
Get Out On the Highway! Motorbike Memories.

Get Out On the Highway! Motorbike Memories.

1950s

Did your dad own a motorbike? Were you not allowed to ride a bike because you were a girl? It's the '60s and the 'times were a changing'! 

A Stitch in Time - Knitting Memories.

A Stitch in Time - Knitting Memories.

1950s
 During the first World War, men, women and children knitted a vast number of accessories to assist the military forces.....
Love Letters Straight From The Heart...

Love Letters Straight From The Heart...

Do You Remember?
By the 1920s and 1930s, more parents were able to afford stationery outfits for their adorable off-spring; an early start to letter writing that could create a lifetime's love for letter writing....
The Birth of Do-It-Yourself - Is It Your Heaven or Your Hell?

The Birth of Do-It-Yourself - Is It Your Heaven or Your Hell?

1950s
Some men love it, some men botch it - it is do-it-yourself. It's the Marmite of hobbies.....
Road Safety in the 1950s

Road Safety in the 1950s

1950s
As the roads filled with more cars during the Fifties (by the end of the decade, half of all families owned a motor car) road safety for children increasingly became a concern....

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