Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 5°C

Search

Nostalgia: Dancing through 1978

09:34 05 February 2013

24 hour sponsored dance marathon at Kesgrave  February  1978

24 hour sponsored dance marathon at Kesgrave February 1978

Our historical trip through the archives continues and this week we come to 1978 and bring you these images.

This week we have found pictures of a 24 hour sponsored dance marathon in Kesgrave, the Miss 18 plus competition in Felixstowe and the Chief Scout award at Sprites School in Ipswich. Along with these we also found images of children toboganning in Christchurch Park, the Suffolk schoolboys’ football team and the Ipswich firemens’ children’s party.

Are you in any of these pictures? Drop us a line.

We have also heard from Jill Constable, who contacted the Star after seeing the picture of the Cubs last week.

She writes: “The Cub on the left is my son, Stephen Constable; the one on the right is Adrian Cook. “I believe this was taken when the boys were nine or 10 years old. Adrian’s mum and I were Cub leaders at the time and the familes are still the best of friends. “It was lovely to see the photo, bringing back memories.”

If you have any memories you wish to share with Star readers, email us at starnews@archant.co.uk

To buy a copy of one of these photos, select the myphotos24 link top left.

0 comments

Organised drug networks are increasingly infiltrating rural and coastal towns in Suffolk, a new police report warns.

Police are investigating the circumstances into the death of a man and woman at a property in Stowmarket.

Jay Z, Pink, Rudimental and Ellie Goulding will be among the acts at V Festival.

The roadblock on the A12 has been lifted and a woman in a critical condition has been taken to hospital.

It’s a day where tensions can run high for both Norwich and Ipswich fans.

From the fluttering of wings to the industrious turn of steam engine pistons, our iWitness members captured the theme of movement in a number of ways.

Three reported firearms incidents in just over a week in the same area of Colchester have prompted a call for vigilance from police.

Singer Ed Sheeran has been spotted at Carrow Road, as Norwich and Ipswich battle it out in the East Anglian derby.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis shares one of her favourite pancake recipes for Pancake Day.

Most people will have read some children’s books growing up – but how much can you remember about them?

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24