Nostalgia: Pancake races and snow feature in this week’s Throwback Thursday from 1985
PUBLISHED: 14:30 06 February 2020
Ipswich Star photographer David Kindred was on hand to capture one of the great seasonal traditions back in 1985 – as pancake racers ran through the town centre.
Large crowds gathered to watch the fun as competitors of all ages took part in the annual celebration along Carr Street.
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It's interesting, too, to note the number of small shops - almost all of them now long gone.
Elsewhere, breakdancing was the latest craze with youngsters at Whitton school having a go, while snow was providing plenty of fun on the hill in Christchurch Park.
On the sporting front, Ipswich Bobcats were preparing for their next basketball game, while the Gaumont was packed out as Meat Loaf brought his latest tour to the stage, including a full band and a large set featuring a motorbike.
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