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Revisit Saturday mornings spent at the Piggywink Disco at the Corn Exchange

PUBLISHED: 12:30 29 April 2017

Did you dance to Kool and the Gang or the Bee Gees in 1980?

Did you dance to Kool and the Gang or the Bee Gees in 1980?

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It's time to look back at a popular event that is brought up on our Ipswich Remembers Facebook page on a regular basis - the Piggywink Disco.

What were your favourite dances to do in the 1980s?What were your favourite dances to do in the 1980s?

The Piggywink Disco at the Corn Exchange in Ipswich was popular in the 1980s, and would run on Saturday mornings.

Get in touch if you spot yourself in one of these photos from the Piggywink disco at the Corn ExchangeGet in touch if you spot yourself in one of these photos from the Piggywink disco at the Corn Exchange

A Fireball disco would also be held at the Corn Exchange on Thursdays nights.

Other top artists around the 80s were Michael Jackson as well as Queen which is sure to be frequently requested at the Piggywink DiscoOther top artists around the 80s were Michael Jackson as well as Queen which is sure to be frequently requested at the Piggywink Disco

Memories of doing dances such as ‘rock the boat’ and the Hucklebuck are often brought up on the Ipswich Remembers Facebook group where many reminisce about the discos.

What was your favourite dances to do at discos?What was your favourite dances to do at discos?

Can you spot yourself or a friend in any of these photos?

Climbing on to the stage at the Piggywink DiscoClimbing on to the stage at the Piggywink Disco

Email us to share your memories and photographs from the Piggywink Disco.

Can you spot yourself in this picture from the Piggywink Disco in 1980Can you spot yourself in this picture from the Piggywink Disco in 1980

Our Ipswich Remembers Facebook group now has 11,000 members and counting.

Using the search bar at the top of the page, you can look up previous Piggywink Disco posts, and you might even come across some old faces in the process.

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