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Posts with tag: Britten Court Residential Care Home

A table top covered in old press cuttings with overhead view of two school pupils, each holding a red pencil, pointing to an image Blog posts

The residents at Britten Court explore some sporting memorabilia including Spot the Ball and old boots, whilst the children visit Suffolk Archives to research some of the Archive All-Stars characters and find out just what goes on in an archive.

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Old brown leather football boots circa 1940's, shin pads, a small silver trophy and a monochrome photograph of a football team Blog posts

It’s half term, and Jen leads the Extra Time session at Britten Court, in which the team completes quizzes, enjoys some elemental earth dancing and goes on a guided meditation of a post-match football stadium.

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A back view of a gentleman seated in an armchair, holding a strip of green paper with words written on it Blog posts

The Extra Time group from Roman Hill Primary school visit residents at Britten Court and together they make footballing poetry along with goalie poet, Dean Parkin.

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A group of adults, some wearing Ipswich Town Football Club T-shirts standing in front of displays of Town memorabilia. In the foreground, two women, one in a blue and white glittery wig, crouch holding a football Blog posts

Local poet (and erstwhile goalie) Dean Parkin introduces the Britten Court Angels and the Extra Time Roman Hill Football Club to the Archive All-Stars, a collection of Lowestoft footballing legends, including Ethel the Bell and a gentleman who played for Roman Hill in 1910.

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A gentleman stands, arms raised in the air, as a group of school children copy his movements Blog posts

The first Extra Time intergenerational session, in which the children from Roman Hill Primary school visit residents at Britten Court Care Home and together they play magnetic football and discuss their favourite teams, players – and half time snacks.

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Rows of hand-decorated paper figures some with initials RHFC on them Roman Hill Football Club Blog posts

Roman Hill Football Club rally their supporters whilst Britten Court Angels get their players match fit for next week’s game.

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School child holding a decorated card on which she has listed her team skill as Never Being A Sore Loser Blog posts

Our second session at Roman Hill Primary School in Lowestoft, in which the children consider the skills they bring to the project – and what the residents at Britten Court Care Home might get out of meeting them and taking part in Extra Time.

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Hand written notes on a green piece of paper saying I like art and football and history and I want to learn more about football to impress my family aka brother Blog posts

The first sessions of our brand new intergenerational project, Extra Time, starts at Britten Court Care Home, with residents creating their own personalised rosettes and then later at Roman Hill Primary School, with the children exploring a custom-made pack of Archive All-Stars footballing cards and talking about what they hope to get out of the project.

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