Can you spot yourself in these pictures from Whitton’s community day in 1984?

Were you one of the younger guests who entered their teddy into a contest at Whitton's community day

Were you one of the younger guests who entered their teddy into a contest at Whitton's community day in 1984? - Credit: Archant

Community spirit certainly wasn’t in short supply when the residents of Whitton and their families came together to enjoy a day jam-packed full of fun in 1984.

Mr Wrong, from Roger Hargreaves' Mr Men series, paid a visit to some of the younger guests

Mr Wrong, from Roger Hargreaves' Mr Men series, paid a visit to some of the younger guests - Credit: Archant

Hundreds of people of all ages turned out for the event, with spirits lifted further by some gloriously warm weather, to enjoy an array of activities including martial arts, team games and inflatable fun.

A martial arts display takes place on the field

A martial arts display takes place on the field - Credit: Archant

We sent one of our photographers along to Whitton Sports Centre on the day to capture the fun in action.

A martial arts display takes place on the field

A martial arts display takes place on the field - Credit: Archant

Historically Whitton was a small village situated two and a half miles from Ipswich, but an electric tram service launched in 1903 improved its links with the town. Now, Whitton is a ward within the Ipswich borough.

Were you one of the younger guests who entered their teddy into a contest at Whitton's community day

Were you one of the younger guests who entered their teddy into a contest at Whitton's community day in 1984? - Credit: Archant

Do you remember attending the Whitton community day in 1984, or do you recognise anybody in these pictures?

A martial arts display takes place on the field

A martial arts display takes place on the field - Credit: Archant

To share your own photographs and memories with us, email our picture desk.

A martial arts display takes place on the field

A martial arts display takes place on the field - Credit: Archant


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