Throwback Thursday: Christmas in Ipswich in 1980
PUBLISHED: 19:37 19 December 2019
Christmas parties and carol singing - This week Throwback Thursday take a look at what was happening around Ipswich in December 1980.
Santa and Rudolph were doing their rounds around Ipswich's residential areas as families rushed out to see him go past as wish everyone a Merry Christmas.
The First Floor Club was feeling festive, as it once again held its annual boxing dinner in mid-December.
Adam and the Ants stopped by in Ipswich on their tour to play at the Gaumont, as they toured their latest album Kings of the Wild Frontier.
Firefighters at Bond Street fire station got into the festive spirit, as they brought all their children down to the station to throw a big Christmas party.
And cast members at the Wolsey Theatre surprised shoppers as they took a trip out dressed in top hats and old clothing, singing Christmas carols.