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Days Gone By: Youngsters march the prom in Felixstowe to mark St George’s Day 1996

PUBLISHED: 07:00 27 April 2018

All smiles at Felixstowe's St George's Day Parade in 1996. Picture: ARCHANT

All smiles at Felixstowe's St George's Day Parade in 1996. Picture: ARCHANT

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Were you among the many children who paraded along Felixstowe seafront to mark St George’s Day in 1996?

Onlookers watch the St George's Day Parade along Felixstowe seafront. Picture: ARCHANTOnlookers watch the St George's Day Parade along Felixstowe seafront. Picture: ARCHANT

Multiple youth groups paraded Felixstowe seafront for the town’s annual St George’s Day parade in 1996.

Hundreds of local youngsters took part. Picture: ARCHANTHundreds of local youngsters took part. Picture: ARCHANT

The event, held on the promenade, was watched by plenty of onlookers as well as the friends and families of those involved.

Among the procession were Brownies, Scouts, Cubs and Guides. Picture: ARCHANTAmong the procession were Brownies, Scouts, Cubs and Guides. Picture: ARCHANT

Pictures taken on the day show the huge number of children that took part, including Brownies, Explorers, Beavers and Cubs, all of whom marched proudly along the sea front.

Can you spot yourself or someone you know in this picture? Picture: ARCHANTCan you spot yourself or someone you know in this picture? Picture: ARCHANT

The Felixstowe Salvation Army band led the parade with flags and music.

The Felixstowe Salvation Army Band parading along the seafront. Picture: ARCHANTThe Felixstowe Salvation Army Band parading along the seafront. Picture: ARCHANT

St George’s Day in England remembers St George, England’s patron saint. The anniversary of his death, on April 23, is marked every year with countless events across the county and beyond.

Were you one of the young standard bearers for the parade? Picture: ARCHANTWere you one of the young standard bearers for the parade? Picture: ARCHANT

Did you take part in the parade in Felixstowe or do you recognise anyone pictured in this gallery?

To share your memories with us, email our picture desk at suffolkpicturedesk@archant.co.uk


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