Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 5°C

Search

Ipswich: Excitement as the town welcomes the Coca-Cola truck

PUBLISHED: 21:19 26 November 2012

The Coca Cola Truck comes to the Cornhill Ipswich

The Coca Cola Truck comes to the Cornhill Ipswich

Archant

HORDES of excitable families converged on the Cornhill declaring the holidays are coming as the Coca-Cola truck pulled up.

The Coca-Cola Christmas truck, which has become a classic Christmas Icon over the years, stopped off in Ipswich to spread a little festive cheer.

Crowds lined up as streams of people arrived in town to get their picture taken with the bright red truck.

Families enjoying a drink or two while listening to the Coca-Cola brass band play an array of Yuletide tunes.

And the fun didn’t stop there, as children watched on in awe as the town was covered in a light blanket of snow too complete the festive scene.

Upload your photos of the festive activities by visiting www.iWitness24.co.uk

7 comments

  • Commercialising Christmas since 1892...

    Report this comment

    The Growler

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012

  • It's just a big truck with an advert on it, thousands of those travel on the A14 every day, personally I don't see what's so special about it to queue for a photo with it?

    Report this comment

    MZH

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012

  • all i can say is people of ipswich must be easily pleased if thats all it take ?

    Report this comment

    ipsjohn

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012

  • the best way to drink coke is with a good splash of rum and you have to be a o a p

    Report this comment

    Reggie

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012

  • I assume the company had to obtain permission from IBC to park on the Cornhill; if so, then shame on you. This is commercial exploitation of children and, of course, their parents who will be forking out for a drink that I think most would not dub a 'health drink'. And I am sure there are more positive Christmas events taking place in Ipswich (especially through charities) which this paper could be promoting.

    Report this comment

    Johnthebap

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012

  • Rotting the nations teeth since..... And using dodgy colourants!!

    Report this comment

    C Smith

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012

  • Wow, what sort of idiot would bring their kids to see this?

    Report this comment

    Angry Commuter

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

A restaurateur has been disqualified from driving for 18 months after being caught speeding 10 times within six weeks, including eight times on the Orwell Bridge.

Three disused clinics in north Essex are to be sold off as health chiefs look to make more than £16million in savings in the next financial year.

A 15-year-old girl from Ipswich who was reported missing to police this morning has been found “safe and well”.

Police investigating the disappearance of Corrie McKeague are “clearly” missing “detective skills”, according to a former senior detective, but Suffolk police have hit back at the claims.

More than one child is exploited in Suffolk every day, new figures have revealed, but a charity boss has warned this is “just the tip of the iceberg”.

A drug addict who broke into a Suffolk pub’s storage shed and stole wine and spirits valued at £800 was caught 11 months after the crime.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Eating Out in the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Eating Out
supplement

View

Visit the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Visit the Broads
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24