Collecting Home Stories

This page shares early submissions in our collecting home project. We will be collating all these stories in an easy to navigate archive but for now please enjoy browsing them here. Workshops are run by Elizabeth (left) and Alison (right) who look forward to listening to everyone's fantastic stories. 

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Yvonne

Yvonne shares her memories of her 21st Birthday and the plates she was given.

Film by Oliver Taylor Photography

02

Karen and Jennifer

Karen and Jennifer share some of their memories of family and home and the importance of collecting. 

Film by Oliver Taylor Photography

03

Eulie, Jennifer and Adline

A story about a family bond, but financial and emotional. The Royal Crown Derby plates that connect a family. 

Film by Oliver Taylor Photography

04

Sandra 

A story of some left behind plates that found a loving home.

05

Sandra

Another story from Sandra - a gift for her 21st birthday.

06

Francis

Click the picture to read about Betty and Alfred's marraige and wedding present. 

Pink Rose

07

Pauline

A story from Pauline about three treasured objects 

08

A story from Etta and Naomi

Etta talks about making her own history 

09

Shirley 

A story from Shirley who used to live next door to the factory and who is a gifted poet

10

A story from Ruby

Ruby shares her memories of visiting Royal Crown Derby

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A story from Coleen 

Its never to late to display your precious gifts. Click the picture to read Coleen's story.