Memories – a poem by Joan Shaw

Posted on March 17, 2010 by sophie

I wonder where the years all went The good ones and the bad! We lived through the war when time were hard We couldn’t afford half a pound of lard But things got better as years went by Myself i had a family three girls a then a boy My children are my life you [...]

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The Finally

Posted on March 17, 2010 by sophie

Alison (facilitator): “I am very proud of the broadcast that the Happy Days Group will produce today. All the members of this group have been a joy to work with; bringing laughter, friendship and positive thoughts and attitudes to this project. I hope they continue with their film making journey and prove an inspiration to [...]

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Rehearsals

Posted on March 3, 2010 by sophie

No one should be alone, no one should feel trapped in their own home and no one should feel like it’s too late to make friends. Here at the In Focus group, rehearsals are in session for the group at the Belle Vale’s Millennium Centre first film. The group have proven that it is never [...]

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Belle Vale prefab project

Posted on March 3, 2010 by sophie

The Belle Vale Prefab Project was set up to document our life and times in the Belle Vale prefabs from 1947-1970. Two books have been produced and two calendars full of wonderful pictures and memories of our special life growing up in Belle Vale. The Prefabs were created to house forces from the second World [...]

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Carol – My first blog

Posted on February 24, 2010 by sophie

This is my first blog, the reason i am doing this is because we are making a film for Toxteth TV about our life experiences over the last 50 years. I was asked to join this group because i mentioned i still had my Cavern membership card, which was the most famous club in Liverpool [...]

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Night and Day – poem by Tommy Graham

Posted on February 24, 2010 by sophie

Instead of writing a blog post today i thought i would post a poem i wrote which i feel summarises my experience. NIGHT AND DAY Close your eyes, darkness, Wait there’s colour, Lots all different, Movement begins to form shapes, “I dream” happiness takes over sadness, Joy takes over gloom. Blackness takes the night We [...]

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Strengthening Mind Body and Community – exercise classes

Posted on February 24, 2010 by sophie

New fun exercise classes for all ages at the Millennium Centre 9th March- 9.30am-10.30am Tuesday mornings for ONLY £1 The Millennium Centre on Childwall valley will soon host a new healthy lifestyle class this March. The class offers members of the public to develop their own personal health plans, with a personal healthy trainer, check [...]

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The ‘Happy Days’ Broadcast will feature…

Posted on February 11, 2010 by alison

* Photos from the past – living history of our group members.
* An interview about the prefabs project.
* Live Poetry
* Signing and singing by The Liverpool Signing Choir.
* Lots of shortfilms on why our members got involved in activities for the…

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Group Update Feb

Posted on February 11, 2010 by alison

After a very productive yesterday at Power House we can now confirm that the PowerHouse Cre8tivity Broadcast will take the following format: Film 1:  Dan and Adam’s intro: 2 young men with a fine sense of comic timing introduce the InFocus project… eventually… Film 2:  What is creativity? Dan and Adam  Live Interview with local [...]

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Our Motto

Posted on February 11, 2010 by alison

Thought you might be interested to know that Lee Valley Pensioners who form our Happy Days group have a motto: Lee Valley Pensioners Club Every Wednesday Afternoon Endless Friendship Very Special People Always Smiling Liverpool’s Finest Living Life To The Full Everyone’s A Winner You Will Never Walk Alone. We are trying to reflect this [...]

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