Did you see Blur perform at the Ipswich Corn Exchange in 1991?

Blur performing on stage at the Corn Exchange in June 1991

Blur performing on stage at the Corn Exchange in June 1991 - Credit: Archant

The Ipswich Corn Exchange has hosted it all over the past 50 years, from a live Blur concert to a Suffolk talent show.

Blur performing on stage at the Corn Exchange in June 1991

Blur performing on stage at the Corn Exchange in June 1991 - Credit: Archant

The building itself was built in 1812 but like many original corn exchanges, it was remodelled from its primitive market roots to create a live music and entertainment venue in 1971.

Blur performing on stage at the Corn Exchange in June 1991

Blur performing on stage at the Corn Exchange in June 1991 - Credit: Archant

The Corn Exchange, in King Street, hosted hundreds of local bands, live music acts and events during the 70s, 80s and 90s and remains a key entertainment venue in Suffolk today.

Festival of Queens at the Corn Exchange in April 1980

Festival of Queens at the Corn Exchange in April 1980 - Credit: Archant

Festival of Queens at the Corn Exchange in April 1980

Festival of Queens at the Corn Exchange in April 1980 - Credit: Archant

One of the bands from the Rock and Pop competition at the Corn Exchange - May 1985

One of the bands from the Rock and Pop competition at the Corn Exchange - May 1985 - Credit: Archant

One of the bands from the Rock and Pop competition at the Corn Exchange - May 1985

One of the bands from the Rock and Pop competition at the Corn Exchange - May 1985 - Credit: Archant

This gallery shows a few of the performances over the last 50 years - do you remember any of them? Let us know by sending us an email

Outside the Talent Show held at the Corn Exchange back in February 1980

Outside the Talent Show held at the Corn Exchange back in February 1980 - Credit: Archant

If you’re a fan of looking at bands that have visited Ipswich over the years, see our nostalgic article on The Gaumont here, featuring pictures of The Beatles, The Kinks and Thin Lizzy.

Outside the Talent Show held at the Corn Exchange back in February 1980

Outside the Talent Show held at the Corn Exchange back in February 1980 - Credit: Archant


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