Memories of Ipswich’s Christchurch Park - a great place to enjoy all seasons

Two girls practicing baseball in Christchurck Park in August 1992

Two girls practicing baseball in Christchurck Park in August 1992 - Credit: Archant

Come rain or shine, snow or sleet, Christchurch Park in the heart of Ipswich town centre has remained a popular place to relax and unwind or socialise with friends.

Two girls practicing baseball in Christchurck Park in August 1992

Two girls practicing baseball in Christchurck Park in August 1992 - Credit: Archant

With the longer spring days and summer just around the corner, we can expect to see hundreds of people heading to its grounds to take advantage of lazy lunchbreaks in the sunshine, family sport activities and picnics aplenty.

White House Junior School pupils Luke Moyes, Mark Ricketts and Thomas Walter admiring their work in

White House Junior School pupils Luke Moyes, Mark Ricketts and Thomas Walter admiring their work in Christchurch Park. Pupils donated tree paintings to the park for the public to enjoy in December 1992 - Credit: Archant

But the park is busy all year round, and is known to attract large crowds of children with sledges and toboggans in tow after a spot of snowfall.

Children enjoying one of the many vans at a motor show at the park in May 1993

Children enjoying one of the many vans at a motor show at the park in May 1993 - Credit: Archant

It has even been known to host sponsored space hopper races and, of course, countless fun days and classic motor chows.

Children enjoying one of the many vans at a motor show at the park in May 1993

Children enjoying one of the many vans at a motor show at the park in May 1993 - Credit: Archant

Here we have just a snapshot of some of the activities that have been held at Christchurch Park over the years.

Children enjoying one of the many vans at a motor show at the park in May 1993

Children enjoying one of the many vans at a motor show at the park in May 1993 - Credit: Archant

Do you recognise yourself in these pictures?

Children enjoying one of the many vans at a motor show at the park in May 1993

Children enjoying one of the many vans at a motor show at the park in May 1993 - Credit: Archant

To share your memories of Christchurch Park with us, email us here.

Children getting involved at the sponsored space hopper bounce around Christchurch Park in March 199

Children getting involved at the sponsored space hopper bounce around Christchurch Park in March 1996 - Credit: Archant

Children getting involved at the sponsored space hopper bounce around Christchurch Park in March 199

Children getting involved at the sponsored space hopper bounce around Christchurch Park in March 1996 - Credit: Archant

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