The Thursday Club spent a couple of hours looking at objects from the 1950s and 1960s - including an original ‘50s bathing costume, some saucy seaside postcards and a 1940s driving licence – which sparked off memories of beach holidays, trips to the pub (in separate ladies and men’s parts of the bar) and Saturday morning cinema trips.
Some people brought their own family mementos and shared their stories. Perhaps most popular was a gadget described by its owner as ‘a founding father of the iPad’ one of the very first Playstation hand-held consoles called a ‘Game and Watch’. This 1980s wizard gadgetry brought home to everyone how quickly an object can become a ‘vintage’ item in today’s fast paced technological world.
Browse the comments section to see what other memorabilia the Gosport group shared with the Heritage100 Road Show.
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