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PUBLISHED: 16:15 11 April 2017 | UPDATED: 16:16 11 April 2017

In its heyday in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Libertys was well known in Ipswich as one of the only places to be on a night out

In its heyday in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Libertys was well known in Ipswich as one of the only places to be on a night out

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Following on with our 'caught out' section of classic club photos, this time we take a look back to one of Ipswich's most popular clubs in the 80s and 90s, Libertys.

During the late 90s, the Ipswich Star ran a regular weekly feature showcasing some of the best club pictures from around the townDuring the late 90s, the Ipswich Star ran a regular weekly feature showcasing some of the best club pictures from around the town

Once one of the most recognisable places in Ipswich as the place to be on a Friday and Saturday night, Libertys saw thousands of clubbers pass through its doors across the late 80s and early 90s.

Libertys became Fire & Ice, which closed in 2010Libertys became Fire & Ice, which closed in 2010

Positioned on Tacket Street, the club was a stone’s throw away from the centre of town which made it the prime location for people travelling from outside of Ipswich, alongside the locals that packed the dancefloors and bars on a weekly basis.

Libertys was one of the busiest venues in town at the weekendsLibertys was one of the busiest venues in town at the weekends

Competing with Hollywood’s at the time, Libertys hosted regular themed nights and had several guest appearances across its lifetime.

In 2008, Club Fire held a reunion event for those who used to visit Hollywood and LibertysIn 2008, Club Fire held a reunion event for those who used to visit Hollywood and Libertys

We’ve been through the archives and pulled out a few club photos which were taken in August 1997.

Libertys in Ipswich in August 1997Libertys in Ipswich in August 1997

Be sure to email our picture desk if you recognise any familiar faces and let us know your memories from Libertys.

Libertys in August 1997Libertys in August 1997

Liberty's - the place to be on a Friday and Saturday nightLiberty's - the place to be on a Friday and Saturday night

During the late 90s, the Ipswich Star ran a regular weekly feature showcasing some of the best club pictures from around the townDuring the late 90s, the Ipswich Star ran a regular weekly feature showcasing some of the best club pictures from around the town

A club night at Libertys, in Tacket StreetA club night at Libertys, in Tacket Street

Libertys was a popular venue as it was so close to the town centreLibertys was a popular venue as it was so close to the town centre

Libertys in Ipswich in August 1997Libertys in Ipswich in August 1997

Clubbers enjoying a night in Libertys in 1997Clubbers enjoying a night in Libertys in 1997

The venue later went on to become the popular Fire & Ice club, before closing down in late 2010. What are your thoughts on the nightlife in Ipswich at the moment? Does Unit 17, Vodka Revolutions and Sin keep you entertained on a Friday and Saturday, or do you wish there was somewhere new? Send your replies to our picture desk.

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