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Throwback Thursday: Radio One Roadshow and Crown pools in August 1997

PUBLISHED: 13:15 30 August 2018 | UPDATED: 13:15 30 August 2018

Big crowds taking over Christchurch Park for the Radio One Roadshow  Picture: ANDY PARSONS

Big crowds taking over Christchurch Park for the Radio One Roadshow Picture: ANDY PARSONS

It’s time to look back into our archives, this time to August 1997, in our weekly series Throwback Thursday.

Did you go to the Radio One Roadshow in 1997? Picture: ANDY PARSONSDid you go to the Radio One Roadshow in 1997? Picture: ANDY PARSONS

To start, we head over to Christchurch Park, Ipswich, and the popular BBC Radio One Roadshow where thousands of people watched and listened to an assortment of live music and entertainment.

Just a few enjoying a night out at Libertys  Picture: ARCHANTJust a few enjoying a night out at Libertys Picture: ARCHANT

Next we head over to one of the most popular night clubs between the 80s and 90s, Libertys, where our photographer captured the scenes.

Children enjoying arts and crafts activites at Christchurch Mansion  Picture: RICHARD SNASDELLChildren enjoying arts and crafts activites at Christchurch Mansion Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL

An arts and crafts day was held at Christchurch Mansion to entertain children with many creating prints of their own designs.

Crown Pools getting the inflatables out for the children on their school holidays  Picture: ANDREW HENDRYCrown Pools getting the inflatables out for the children on their school holidays Picture: ANDREW HENDRY

Crown Pools got the inflatables and toys out to allow children a day of fun splashing around in the pool during their school holidays.

One of the many activities at the Ipswich Town open day  Picture: ANDREW HENDRYOne of the many activities at the Ipswich Town open day Picture: ANDREW HENDRY

And finally, ahead of the new season, Ipswich Town held their open day, hosting a number of activites and allowing fans to watch an open training session.


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