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The current heatwave is believed to be the longest since 1976 when there were...

In Pictures: Heatwave hosepipe ban harks back to 1976 drought

Morgan Britton tells us his inspirational life story, from growing up during World War...

Born in 1929: Monty’s story

The Queen celebrated her 90th birthday a couple of years ago –  today we’re looking...

Queen Elizabeth II at 92

It appears we’ve come full circle – nostalgic foods and kitchen classics like quiches...

From frozen fish fingers to vegan cuisine: Food trends through the decades
From the first Baby Burco to the Rev-Robe suitcase: 8 mid-century items every household had

A new book, Granny’s Kitchen Cupboard, gives a remarkable glimpse into the home-shopping trends...

The Queen – her life in pictures as she celebrates her 92nd birthday

Her Majesty The Queen is celebrating her first birthday of the year, the day that...

Gyms and workout classes through the years

For many of us, a new year means a new fitness routine – or...

From bling to blue: A look back at some of the Queen’s Christmas Message outfits through the decades

While Duchess Kate and Meghan Markle might frequently make the headlines for their fashion triumphs, when...

A look back at the best sitcoms of the 70s

Though viewers might not have realised it back then, the 70s were a golden...

Then and now: changes through the years

Life in the 1950s, 60s and 70s can sometimes feel very different than the...

Step back in time: to 1959

Welcome back to 1959; we were reaching the end of one decade and beginning...

Step back in time: to 1977

Welcome back to the 70s; 1977 marked the Queen’s Silver Jubilee, and all over...

In pictures: 70 years of married life for the Queen

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are celebrating 70 years of married life. Here...

How eye make-up has changed through the decades

When you first started wearing make-up, chances are you dabbled with eyeshadow, eyeliner and mascara,...

Hair and fashion trends from the 60s

The 60s was a decade full of eclectic styles and experimental trends. From mod...

November’s theme is: Nostalgia

November is Nostalgia month here at Silversurfers. All month long we’ll be posting new...

Step back in time: to 1955

This is a year marked by shifts in leadership and further advances to home life....

Britain’s oldest brands

Many of the brands we know and love in Britain today are hundreds of...

Step back in time: to 1963

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1963. Welcome...

Step back in time: to 1965

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1965. Welcome...

Step back in time: to 1970

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1970. Welcome...

Step back in time: to 1960

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at life back in...

Step back in time: to 1975

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1975. Welcome...

Step back in time: to 1969

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1969. Welcome...

Life on Stamps? David Bowie’s stamp of approval

Forget what they say about stamp collecting. David Bowie First Day Covers bring glitz and...

Toys of the 50s and 60s

From Wi-Fi-enabled video games to sophisticated play sets and lifelike dolls, the toys of...

This Winter is mild compared with 1963!

The winter of 1962–1963 (also known as the Big Freeze of 1963) was one...

Ten signs that you’re definitely old

There’s a certain point in everyone’s experience when they suddenly realise that they’re old...

Step back in time: to 1980

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1980. Life...

Desert Island Discs: the best interviews

It’s hard to believe that Desert Island Discs has been on BBC Radio for...

The Remember Poem

This nostalgic poem takes us back to a earlier time, possibly in our childhood,...

You had to be born in the 50s if you remember …

… playing outside, coal fires and the big freeze For those of us born in...

This Is Your Victory

This extremely poignant poem was written by Teresa Harrison-Best in commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of...

I remember

This poignant poem was written by Terry Forster, reminiscing about days gone by …...

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