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Thunderstorms and a cloudburst left parts of Ipswich flooded - in the middle of August in 1977.

A summer performance got under way in a dress rehearsal at the Wolsey Youth Theatre in Ipswich 1988.

Nostalgia Throwback Thursday: Ipswich in 1986

Thursday, August 22, 2019

We cycle back to 1986 for Throwback Thursday, featuring cycle speedway, the Ipswich Half-Marathon and carnival fun.

It was all fun and games at the East Anglian Daily Times family day in the summer of 1985 in Ipswich.

Back in the 1970s Foxhall Stadium was the place to be on a Thursday night - to watch the all-conquering Ipswich Witches race round the oval track.

Pack your school bag and lunch box and take a nostalgic trip back to Cliff Lane primary school in Ipswich in 1977.

Hundreds of protesters marched through Ipswich town centre to make their voice heard about low pay.

Dragon puppets feature in todays oriental performance at the Ipswich Arts Theatre in Ipswich 1974

Today we take a trip down memory lane to Downing School in 1977.

This week we challenged our iWitness members to capture their favourite beaches - and you've been sending in a host of sun, sand and sea pictures.

We take a look back at Suffolk schools athletics in June '86.

The sea cadets set sail on the T.S Orwell during an exercise in 1987.

Today our nostalgia series transports readers back to 1974 - down St Helen's Street in Ipswich, to The Waterlily pub.

This week we challenged our iWitness members to capturing what they think represents the true essence of Suffolk.

This week we challenged our iWitness members to capturing their best nature pictures, and they didn't disappoint.

We take a look back at the pub the Earl Kitchener pub in Hadleigh Road, Ipswich in the summer of 1974.

This week we challenged our iWitness members to capture something red - and you sent in a host of brilliant images.

We take a look back at a summer fete at Stoke High School in 1983.

We take a look back at a performance of South Pacific in Ipswich 1975.

We sail back to the Ipswich docks in 1979.

We take a look at some scenic photography from our iWitness members for this week's river challenge.

Crash, bang, wallop - it's stock car racing at Foxhall Stadium.

Elections are very much on the mind at the moment with recent local elections and the European elections yesterday - so today we take a look back at one very vital poll that took place in Ipswich 1974.

We challenged our iWitness members to capture vibrant pictures, full of energy and colour.

This week we challenged our iWitness members to photograph their best 'reflections' - and you didn't disappoint.

It is a sport that is very much flying high - but now Ipswich BMX Club is campaigning for £150,000 to pay for a new track which will really help it to take off.

On your marks, get set, go! We take a look back at the Ipswich School cross country in 1975.

This week we challenged our iWitness members to capture their gardens in full bloom for our green fingers competition.

It's back to school as we share memories of Rushmere Hall school in 1977.

Today we take a trip down memory lane to the Ipswich Firefighters Rally in 1987.

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