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One year on: Your pictures from Ed Sheeran’s Chantry Park gigs

PUBLISHED: 13:22 17 August 2020 | UPDATED: 13:44 17 August 2020

Looking back at your photos from when Ed Sheeran performed at Chantry Park over 4 nights in 2019  Picture: MARIE COLLINS, MATT JOSLIN, HEATHER GLASSON AND LOUISE HAMILTON

Looking back at your photos from when Ed Sheeran performed at Chantry Park over 4 nights in 2019 Picture: MARIE COLLINS, MATT JOSLIN, HEATHER GLASSON AND LOUISE HAMILTON

MARIE COLLINS, MATT JOSLIN, HEATHER GLASSON AND LOUISE HAMILTON

It has nearly been a year since Ed Sheeran wowed fans on his home turf in Chantry Park to finish off his worldwide tour so here are some of our favourite reader photos to remember the weekend.

Tina Atkinson and friends looking forward to Ed to perform  Picture: TINA ATKINSONTina Atkinson and friends looking forward to Ed to perform Picture: TINA ATKINSON

Thousands of fans descended on Chantry Park in Ipswich over the bank holiday weekend last summer to watch the Framlingham singer perform four huge homecoming concerts.

The ‘Ed effect’ brought 150,000 fans to Ipswich over the weekend – with hotel and pub owners celebrating after seeing their businesses boosted.

The concerts were packed with special moments and surprises, each night having its own slice of magic.

On night three Ed was joined by a special guest in the form of the hugely popular rapper Stormzy during his encore.

Steph Scoggins'  family Aaron, Julian & Adam with their Ed Sheeran cups  Picture: STEPH SCOGGINSSteph Scoggins' family Aaron, Julian & Adam with their Ed Sheeran cups Picture: STEPH SCOGGINS

The pair performed Shape of You in front of the 40,000 adoring fans and the crowd went wild.

WATCH: Relive the Ed Sheeran concerts

What were your favourite memories from the weekend? We would love to hear your stories so get in touch with us here to be featured in our round-up.

Machaila Pegg and family got the ginger wigs out for the night's show  Picture: MACHAILA PEGGMachaila Pegg and family got the ginger wigs out for the night's show Picture: MACHAILA PEGG

Heidi Beeston and family ready for a fantastic evening  Picture: HEIDI BEESTONHeidi Beeston and family ready for a fantastic evening Picture: HEIDI BEESTON

Heidi Beeston and family ready for a fantastic evening  Picture: HEIDI BEESTONHeidi Beeston and family ready for a fantastic evening Picture: HEIDI BEESTON

Tanya Jeffery getting excited for the night ahead  Picture: TANYA JEFFERYTanya Jeffery getting excited for the night ahead Picture: TANYA JEFFERY

Sharon Hall and friends ready for a brilliant night ahead  Picture: SHARON HALLSharon Hall and friends ready for a brilliant night ahead Picture: SHARON HALL

Sareena Albon ready for Ed to take to the stage  Picture: SAREENA ALBONSareena Albon ready for Ed to take to the stage Picture: SAREENA ALBON

Michelle Bultitude's family ready for the ngiht's show  Picture: MICHELLE BULTITUDEMichelle Bultitude's family ready for the ngiht's show Picture: MICHELLE BULTITUDE

Matt Joslin and fiance excited for the evenings show  Picture: MATT JOSLINMatt Joslin and fiance excited for the evenings show Picture: MATT JOSLIN

Heather Glasson and sister in law Elaine Archer at the Saturday night show  Picture: HEATHER GLASSONHeather Glasson and sister in law Elaine Archer at the Saturday night show Picture: HEATHER GLASSON

Meg Watts ready at the front row for Ed to take to the stage  Picture: MEG WATTSMeg Watts ready at the front row for Ed to take to the stage Picture: MEG WATTS

Marie Collins and family wearing the exclusive Ipswich Town shirt Ed released for the event  Picture: MARIE COLLINSMarie Collins and family wearing the exclusive Ipswich Town shirt Ed released for the event Picture: MARIE COLLINS

Lindsay Barrell and daughters ready to see Ed live  Picture: LINDSAY BARRELLLindsay Barrell and daughters ready to see Ed live Picture: LINDSAY BARRELL

Katie Smith wearing face glitter in the style of Ed Sheeran's Divide album logo  Picture: KATIE SMITHKatie Smith wearing face glitter in the style of Ed Sheeran's Divide album logo Picture: KATIE SMITH

Ed Sheeran merch all out for the exciting night  Picture: JENNY DEAN DEWEYEd Sheeran merch all out for the exciting night Picture: JENNY DEAN DEWEY

Laura Whinney and friends ready for the night's show  Picture: LAURA WHINNEYLaura Whinney and friends ready for the night's show Picture: LAURA WHINNEY

Kara Murphy and friend Julie Tyler ready for Ed to take to the stage  Picture: KARA MURPHYKara Murphy and friend Julie Tyler ready for Ed to take to the stage Picture: KARA MURPHY

Jenna Wallace excited for the night's performance  Picture: JENNA WALLACEJenna Wallace excited for the night's performance Picture: JENNA WALLACE

Gemma Baxter ready with their Ed Sheeran cups  Picture: GEMMA BAXTERGemma Baxter ready with their Ed Sheeran cups Picture: GEMMA BAXTER

Louise Hamilton and daughter Bee sporting their Ed Sheeran hats ready for the concert to start  Picture: LOUISE HAMILTONLouise Hamilton and daughter Bee sporting their Ed Sheeran hats ready for the concert to start Picture: LOUISE HAMILTON

Jen Roper and friends together to watch Ed perform in his home county  Picture: JEN ROPERJen Roper and friends together to watch Ed perform in his home county Picture: JEN ROPER

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David Clarke's son and grandson ready for Ed to perform  Picture: DAVID CLARKEDavid Clarke's son and grandson ready for Ed to perform Picture: DAVID CLARKE

Serena Mickelburgh with family and friends ready to see Ed Sheeran live  Picture: SERENA MICKELBURGHSerena Mickelburgh with family and friends ready to see Ed Sheeran live Picture: SERENA MICKELBURGH

Charmaine Tooke's first concert experience seeing Ed at Chantry Park  Picture: CHARMAINE TOOKECharmaine Tooke's first concert experience seeing Ed at Chantry Park Picture: CHARMAINE TOOKE

Ready for Ed Sheeran to take to the stage  Picture: DANNIELLE HANCOCKReady for Ed Sheeran to take to the stage Picture: DANNIELLE HANCOCK

Georgina Andrew's taking her children to see their first concert  Picture: GEORGINA ANDREWSGeorgina Andrew's taking her children to see their first concert Picture: GEORGINA ANDREWS


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