Memories are made of great movie moments

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The deep impressions on memory made by classic cinema will be to the fore when film group Screen Scotland visits Shawlands next month.

Generations Working Together Glasgow Network is staging an open meeting on Monday, August 28, in the Baldy Bain Theatre Company at 13 Carment Drive, and the power of movies to trigger memories will be on the agenda,

The meeting is for individuals, organisations, churches and charities to meet and discuss projects which connect younger and older people.

Speakers at the session will be Michael White from Screen Memories Scotland (a partnership between Regional Screen Scotland and Alzheimer Scotland) and Dr Louise Brown from Strathclyde University.

She is interested in human memory and attention, and particularly how these cognitive processes are affected by adult ageing.

There will also be a chance to discuss how intergenerational projects can help us meet objectives and strengthen communities, as well as discussion about funding, previous projects and possible partners. Generations Working Together says intergenerational approaches have been used in almost every area of work.

This has included, for example, community gardening, schools, hospitals and care homes and have tremendous potential to connect people who are lonely or isolated.

These projects are also said be a way for people to share skills and to improve their health and wellbeing. Anyone interested in attending the meeting (which is fromv 10am till noon) can register at

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