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Days Gone By- Did you dance the night away and sing karaoke at Liberty’s?

PUBLISHED: 14:30 23 April 2020

Star Karaoke at Liberty's in June 1994. Can you spot yourself in this photo? Picture: ARCHANT

Star Karaoke at Liberty's in June 1994. Can you spot yourself in this photo? Picture: ARCHANT

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Were you one of the clubbers who enjoyed partying at Liberty’s in Ipswich in the 1980s and 1990s?

A Star Karaoke night at Liberty's in Ipswich back in 1995 Picture: ARCHANTA Star Karaoke night at Liberty's in Ipswich back in 1995 Picture: ARCHANT

The club, in Tacket Street, was one of the most popular places to be, and competed with Hollywood in popularity.

Crowds gathered for some top quality singing at Liberty's in 1995 Picture: ARCHANTCrowds gathered for some top quality singing at Liberty's in 1995 Picture: ARCHANT

Crowds turned out to enjoy the atmosphere on Friday and Saturday nights, with events including karaoke sessions, as well as themed nights and celebrity appearances.

Filming the karaoke at Liberty's in 1994 Picture: ARCHANTFilming the karaoke at Liberty's in 1994 Picture: ARCHANT

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The club regularly featured in the Ipswich Star’s weekly selection of nightclub photos during the late 1990s.

Continuing our 'Caught Out' series from Libertys in Ipswich, August 1997 Picture: ARCHANTContinuing our 'Caught Out' series from Libertys in Ipswich, August 1997 Picture: ARCHANT

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The building had previously been the home of another popular venue, the First Floor Club, in the 1970s and 80s. Following the Liberty’s era, a later incarnation was as Fire & Ice, which closed in 2010.

Were you one of the clubbers in this photo? Get in touch and let us know your memories from Libertys through the 80s and 90s Picture: ARCHANTWere you one of the clubbers in this photo? Get in touch and let us know your memories from Libertys through the 80s and 90s Picture: ARCHANT

The former club premises has since been transformed into apartments.

In its heyday in the late 1980s and 1990s, Liberty's was  one of the top spots for a night out in Ipswich Picture: ARCHANTIn its heyday in the late 1980s and 1990s, Liberty's was one of the top spots for a night out in Ipswich Picture: ARCHANT

Do these photos bring back memories? Email judy.rimmer@archant.co.uk To order copies of photos, visit www.eadt.co.uk/myphotos24, or call Diane Townsend on 01603 772449.


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