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Were you at Ipswich’s Co-op fete in 1976?

PUBLISHED: 10:37 19 December 2019

Four budding motor bike enthusiasts appeared excited to be out on their bikes at the Co-op fete  Picture: IVAN SMITH

Four budding motor bike enthusiasts appeared excited to be out on their bikes at the Co-op fete Picture: IVAN SMITH

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We take a look back at some memories of the Co-op fete in Ipswich 1976.

Some youngsters in their costumes ready to entertain, at the Co-op fete in 1976  Picture: IVAN SMITHSome youngsters in their costumes ready to entertain, at the Co-op fete in 1976 Picture: IVAN SMITH

It was fun for all at the popular event, as youngsters dressed up in fancy dress, dancing acts provided entertainment and dogs dazzled in competitions.

A winning dog and it's owner at the 1976 Co-op fete in Ipswich  Picture: IVAN SMITHA winning dog and it's owner at the 1976 Co-op fete in Ipswich Picture: IVAN SMITH

One family brought their furry friends to the fete, as they showed off their sweet rabbits.

Some young dancers before their performance at the Co-op fete in 1976  Picture: IVAN SMITHSome young dancers before their performance at the Co-op fete in 1976 Picture: IVAN SMITH

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Dogs also attended being pampered and groomed before showtime.

Four dogs were getting pampered before the dog show  Picture: IVAN SMITHFour dogs were getting pampered before the dog show Picture: IVAN SMITH

A young group of dancers huddled in a group before their performance in the hot summer heat.

Wonderful succulents and cactuses were on sale at the Co-op fete in '76  Picture: IVAN SMITHWonderful succulents and cactuses were on sale at the Co-op fete in '76 Picture: IVAN SMITH

Four budding motorbike enthusiasts also appeared excited to be at the fete, showcasing their skills on the track.

One of the stalls at the Co-op fete was selling sensational succulents and crazy cacti.

■ Do you remember the Co-op fetes in Ipswich? Email your memories here.


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