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Time Capsule

Time Capsule

During the Covid lockdown Swannington WI tried to continue with as many of their usual activities as possible via Zoom: such as monthly meetings including speakers; book group; discussion group; craft group and introduced a chat with coffee group and it was during one of these that the idea of the time capsule was born.
Members were requested to write down their memories of the pandemic and put them in a sealed envelope, along with any memorabilia they felt appropriate, such as a mask, Covid test kits, official letters pertaining to the situation etc. Once the Covid situation had eased in early 2022 the Committee approached Swannington Parish Council for permission to bury the capsule in the Village Hall garden and was delighted that they not only agreed to allow it, but also offered to purchase a capsule and assist with the burial, as shown from the photograph.
We have no idea when the capsule will be finally unearthed, but we do like to think that when that time comes it will give a real sense of how it felt to be living through a very difficult and what was for some a tragic time.

Posted: Sat, 07 May 2022 19:53 by Fiona Palmer

Tags: 2022