Portobello Love Stories
A most enjoyable and very successful reminiscence event was held in Bellfield on Saturday, 10th February, for some of the older members of our community. It was decided to call the event Portobello Love Stories, as Valentine’s Day was fast approaching, and a red and white theme was used to decorate the tables. Afternoon tea was provided for around 60 guests, with volunteers producing many delicious home-
Members of Portobello Older Peoples Project and residents of Spring Gardens Care Home, with their carers and helpers, and members of the congregation from the former Portobello Old Parish Church were invited along to reminisce about their lives. Tamarin Fountain sang songs from the 40s, 50s and 60s and many sang along, with occasional spontaneous dancing. An illustrated slide-
Members of the youth theatre helped serve afternoon tea, with older volunteers pouring the hot drinks. Then, note-
Everyone agreed it had been a most successful event, with new memories created, providing something to talk about in the days ahead. We would like to thank everyone who gave their time to help make this a day to remember.
Find a video of the event below: