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Have you enjoyed Ipswich Beer Festival over the years? Sadly, this month’s event couldn’t go ahead due to coronavirus - but today we are looking back at past festivals.

Remember the days of tank tops, flares and more? Today we are looking back at fashion shows from the 1960s through to the 90s.

Were you among the crowds lining the streets of Ipswich to watch the Milk Race in the 1980s?

Do you remember the Blue Coat Boy pub in Ipswich?

Were you a pupil at Northgate School in Ipswich in the 1970s and 1980s?

Taking the stage at Snape Maltings is something to remember for a lifetime - and many hundreds of youngsters from across Suffolk have done just that.

Roller-skating fun in the 1970s and 80s is the theme for our latest nostalgia gallery.

Were you one of the regulars at the Great White Horse’s club nights back in the early 2000s?

Did you see the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh visit Ipswich Waterfront in 2002?

What are your memories of Woolworths? Were you a fan of the famous pick’n’mix sweets?

Were you among the crowds at Aero-Proms in Christchurch Park, Ipswich, in 2002?

Have you enjoyed stays at Butlin’s and Pontins over the years - or did you entertain holidaymakers as a Redcoat or Bluecoat?

Do you remember the Ipswich Arms - one of the many pubs we have loved and lost over the years?

A unique sports dome, built more than 50 years ago in Ipswich, has been condemned despite being selected as a special interest structure.

Did you watch banger racing at Foxhall Stadium back in the 1970s?

Did you ever take part in the famous British Open Crabbing Championships at Walberswick?

Readers have been sending in their fond memories of Ipswich Airport - including a flight with an Ipswich Town legend.

Can you spot yourself in our latest batch of nightclub photos from the early 2000s?

It was the first year of what has now become one of Britain’s major music and arts festivals.

It’s been an exciting live music venue for the past 20 years and, despite a period of closure, it has continued to thrive in recent times.

Some may enjoy seeing the wrecking ball battering their old school, but for others demolition could tarnish treasured memories.

Were you at Ipswich Music Day in 2003? Today we are looking back to that year’s event, with a gallery showing some of the crowds.

Did you enjoy nights out at Yates in Ipswich back in 2004? If so, you might spot yourself in our gallery.

What is the best outdoor concert you have seen in Suffolk over the years?

Did you take part in the Sport Relief event at Chantry Park in Ipswich in July 2004?

Was the historic Red Lion pub at Martlesham your local back in the 1970s?

Were you a fan of roadside chain Little Chef? You could once tuck into a tempting fry-up at restaurants around Suffolk and Essex bearing the famous sign.

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