Days Gone By: Memories from the Gainsborough Hotel from 1975

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARC

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Are you pictured in this gallery from a night at The Gainsborough Hotel pub in Ipswich over 40 years ago?

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARC

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

We have delved into our archives once again, this time unearthing these pictures from a night at the Gainsborugh Hotel Pub in 1975.

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARC

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Situated in Sandy Hill Lane in Ipswich, the Gainsborough Hotel was once part of the local community, with the first pint poured on the site in the 1930s. This gallery pictures some of the many faces who frequented it in 1975, and shows just how popular it was.

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARC

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Formerly known as the Piper’s Vale pub, it sadly now belongs on the list of Ipswich’s lost pubs. It closed its doors for the final time in 1994 and the building has since been demolished.

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARC

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Were you a regular punter at the pub in Sandy Hill Lane in the 1970s?

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARC

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Can you spot yourself or anyone you know in these pictures from our archives?

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARC

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

To reveal the names of someone in the photographs, or to share your memories of the Gainsborough Hotel with us, email suffolkpicturedesk@archant.co.uk

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARC

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARC

This group of gentlemen look happy with their trophies - but do you know what they won? Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

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