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Throwback Thursday: Looking back at half-term activities from October 1998

PUBLISHED: 10:30 18 October 2018

Ipswich Town first team training in front of the children enjoying half term  Picture: ARCHANT

Ipswich Town first team training in front of the children enjoying half term Picture: ARCHANT

Throwback Thursday returns once again - and this week we look back at what was going on in and around Ipswich in October 1998.

Coaches leading training for children on half term  Picture: ARCHANTCoaches leading training for children on half term Picture: ARCHANT

We kick things off at Bent Lane, as Ipswich Town hosted half-term football activities at their training ground whilst also letting the children watch the first team train.

Children of St John's C of E Primary School enjoying trying different instruments  Picture: ARCHANTChildren of St John's C of E Primary School enjoying trying different instruments Picture: ARCHANT

St John’s Primary School held a music day, dedicated to giving children a chance to explore playing different instruments they wouldn’t normally see.

Did you use to frequent to Yates before it returned? Picture: LUCY TAYLORDid you use to frequent to Yates before it returned? Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

At Yates, we sent out our photographer to capture members of the public letting off some steam and enjoying a night on the town.

The Corn Exchange hosted an evening of live music covering all kinds of genre's Picture: OWEN HINESThe Corn Exchange hosted an evening of live music covering all kinds of genre's Picture: OWEN HINES

Members of the public enjoyed a night at the Corn Exchange as they were treated to an evening with an assortment of music from big band to cabaret.

Were you apart of the Junior Blue who visited Wembley Stadium?  Picture: LUCY TAYLORWere you apart of the Junior Blue who visited Wembley Stadium? Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

And finally, away from Ipswich, the Junior Blues were treated to a trip to London to visit the iconic Wembley Stadium just four years before it was demolished.

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