When Peter Andre visited Ipswich in 1996 - and other memories

Peter Andre posing for pictures with adoring fans at HMV in Tavern Street in 1996

Peter Andre posing for pictures with adoring fans at HMV in Tavern Street in 1996 - Credit: Archant

Peter Andre is visiting the Buttermarket tomorrow, but it’s not the first time the popstar has met fans in the town.

Jessica and Susan Redfern met Peter Andre when he signed copies of his autobiography in WHSmith last

Jessica and Susan Redfern met Peter Andre when he signed copies of his autobiography in WHSmith last year. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Sarah Lucy brown

The singer, who shot to fame in 1996 with his hit single Mysterious Girl, will be signing copies of his new calendar and perfume in the Buttermarket shopping centre from midday onwards.

Peter Andre performing at a Vibe FM event in Ipswich in November 1997

Peter Andre performing at a Vibe FM event in Ipswich in November 1997 - Credit: Archant

But do you remember when he visited HMV in Tavern Street?

Peter Andre posing for pictures with adoring fans at HMV in Tavern Street in 1996

Peter Andre posing for pictures with adoring fans at HMV in Tavern Street in 1996 - Credit: Archant

It was soon after the release of Mysterious Girl, and he was greeted by a long queue of screaming teenagers.

Peter Andre posing for pictures with adoring fans at HMV in Tavern Street in 1996

Peter Andre posing for pictures with adoring fans at HMV in Tavern Street in 1996 - Credit: Archant

Last September, he visited St Elizabeth Hospice to meet 27-year-old fan Zoe Goddard while publicising his autobiography Between Us.

Peter Andre posing for pictures with adoring fans at HMV in Tavern Street in 1996

Peter Andre posing for pictures with adoring fans at HMV in Tavern Street in 1996 - Credit: Archant

Around 200 Peter Andre fans were able to meet with him at WHSmith in Westgate Street, and have their photograph taken with their hero.

Peter Andre posing for pictures with adoring fans at HMV in Tavern Street in 1996

Peter Andre posing for pictures with adoring fans at HMV in Tavern Street in 1996 - Credit: Archant

He has also performed a number of times at the Ipswich Regent, most recently in March last year.

Peter Andre posing for pictures with adoring fans at HMV in Tavern Street in 1996

Peter Andre posing for pictures with adoring fans at HMV in Tavern Street in 1996 - Credit: Archant

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Peter Andre being interviewed at The Ipswich Regent by Evening Star reporter Rachel Banham before go

Peter Andre being interviewed at The Ipswich Regent by Evening Star reporter Rachel Banham before going on stage in March 1997. - Credit: Archant