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Days Gone By: Memories from the Man on the Moon pub in Ipswich on a night in 1973

PUBLISHED: 07:00 23 May 2018

Pouring drinks at the Man on the Moon Pub in 1973. Picture: DAVID KINDRED

Pouring drinks at the Man on the Moon Pub in 1973. Picture: DAVID KINDRED

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These pictures taken at the Man on the Moon pub from 1973 will evoke fond memories for many.

Can you name this pair, who stood proudly behind the bar in 1973? Picture: DAVID KINDREDCan you name this pair, who stood proudly behind the bar in 1973? Picture: DAVID KINDRED

Situated in Palmcroft Road, the Man on the Moon pub has long since been a part of its community.

Do you recognise any of the faces pictured here? Picture: DAVID KINDREDDo you recognise any of the faces pictured here? Picture: DAVID KINDRED

Opened in 1969, pictures were taken on a night at the pub that show the many faces who frequented it in 1973, and that it was a popular choice for many.

Who were these three, pictured at the pub in 1973? Picture: DAVID KINDREDWho were these three, pictured at the pub in 1973? Picture: DAVID KINDRED

Still open today, with a large single bar and restaurant area, the pub was formerly run as part of the Hungry Horse chain before it was taken over by Greene King. The venue offers live music events and various traditional pub games including pool and darts.

Two couples enjoy a night at the Man on the Moon Pub in 1970s. Picture: DAVID KINDREDTwo couples enjoy a night at the Man on the Moon Pub in 1970s. Picture: DAVID KINDRED

Were you a regular punter at The Man on the Moon Pub in the 1970s, or is the venue now your local?

Playing darts at the Man on the Moon. Picture: DAVID KINDREDPlaying darts at the Man on the Moon. Picture: DAVID KINDRED

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

The Man on the Moon Pub, as it looked in 1973. Picture: DAVID KINDREDThe Man on the Moon Pub, as it looked in 1973. Picture: DAVID KINDRED

To reveal the names of someone in the photographs, or to share your memories of The Man on the Moon Pub with us, email our picture desk at suffolkpicturedesk@archant.co.uk

The inside of the Man on the Moon pub in 1973. Picture: DAVID KINDREDThe inside of the Man on the Moon pub in 1973. Picture: DAVID KINDRED


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