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Flashback: Leiston Gala, Wickham Market Carnival and crabbing at Walberswick are remembered

PUBLISHED: 11:00 05 August 2014

From The Archives East

Part of the Leiston Gala procession in August 1984

From The Archives East Part of the Leiston Gala procession in August 1984

Do you recognise any of the people or were you at any of the events or in this week’s archive pictures?

Did you take a pet to the animal service at Blythburgh Church in August 1984?

Do you recognise anyone in this picture of the Leiston Gala procession, also in August 1984?

Does this picture spark any memories? It’s of Wickham Market Carnival in August 1984.

Farlingaye School, Woodbridge, basketball team back in August 1977. Can you name anyone in the line-up?

It’s back to August 1984 again. Do you remember this crabbing event at Walberswick?

Who are these youngsters having fun on the Stowmarket holiday playscheme in August 1984?

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