The Ipswich to Felixstowe classic vehicle road run in 1995

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995 - Credit: Archant

This year marks the 47th annual Ipswich to Felixstowe Road run - and as the organisers make their final preparations we look back to a particularly popular run in May 1995.

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995 - Credit: Archant

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995 - Credit: Archant

It was an event accompanied by a spell of glorious British sunshine, which encouraged a bumper crowd of young and old to turn out to see the vehicles off from their starting point at Christchurch Park.

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995 - Credit: Archant

Hundreds of vehicles of all shapes and sizes participate in the event each year, from classic cars and motorcycles to the occasional penny farthing.

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995 - Credit: Archant

This year will be the 47th organised by the Ipswich Transport Museum - with the event helping to raise funds to support the centre.

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995 - Credit: Archant

It is being held on Sunday, May 7, with only vehicles built before April 1987 allowed to participate in the run.

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995 - Credit: Archant

For more information, visit www.ipswichtransportmuseum.co.uk/events.htm

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995 - Credit: Archant

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995 - Credit: Archant

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995

A long line of classic cars fills Christchurch park, before heading on to Felixstowe in May 1995 - Credit: Archant