Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 9°C

Search

When Richard Naylor and Alun Armstrong joined book worms for the Big Read

PUBLISHED: 08:00 16 September 2018

Richard Naylor, right, and Alun Armstrong at The Big Read at Ipswich Town Football Club with Thurleston High School pupils Picture: KEITH MINDHAM

Richard Naylor, right, and Alun Armstrong at The Big Read at Ipswich Town Football Club with Thurleston High School pupils Picture: KEITH MINDHAM

Hundreds of eager readers packed into Portman Road to take part in a book quiz, create their own fictitious characters and read with their footballing heroes back in 2003.

Interesting reading for Ipswich Town stars Richard Naylor, left, and Alun Armstrong at the Big Read, staged for hundreds of children at Ipswich Town Football Club Picture: KEITH MINDHAMInteresting reading for Ipswich Town stars Richard Naylor, left, and Alun Armstrong at the Big Read, staged for hundreds of children at Ipswich Town Football Club Picture: KEITH MINDHAM

Pupils from Ipswich schools including Thurleston High School and Henley Primary School were invited to the Big Read which was hosted at club.

Scary moment as puppets of the Norwich puppet Theatre were held over children attending The Big Read, at Ipswich Town Football Club Picture: KEITH MINDHAMScary moment as puppets of the Norwich puppet Theatre were held over children attending The Big Read, at Ipswich Town Football Club Picture: KEITH MINDHAM

Pictures were captured on the day by one of our photographers as pupils gathered junk to make fictitious characters and puppets from Norwich puppet Theatre were held over their heads.

Richard Naylor signs a cap for one of the pupils at the Big Read at Portman Road  Picture: KEITH MINDHAMRichard Naylor signs a cap for one of the pupils at the Big Read at Portman Road Picture: KEITH MINDHAM

Ipswich Town players Richard Naylor and Alun Armstrong attended this fun session, reading books with pupils on the pitch.

Pupils from Thurleston High School doing a quiz at Ipswich Town Football Club Picture: KEITH MINDHAMPupils from Thurleston High School doing a quiz at Ipswich Town Football Club Picture: KEITH MINDHAM

Did you attend the Big Read with your school 15 years ago?

Henley Primary School pupil gathering junk to make fictitious characters Picture: KEITH MINDHAMHenley Primary School pupil gathering junk to make fictitious characters Picture: KEITH MINDHAM

Can you spot yourself or someone you know in this picture gallery?

Henley Primary School pupils making imaginary characters out of junk Picture: KEITH MINDHAMHenley Primary School pupils making imaginary characters out of junk Picture: KEITH MINDHAM

Share your memories with us via email

As the two-year anniversary of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague’s disappearance approaches, his mother opens up about theories, potential new searches and her first grandchild.

A new coastal branch of a Suffolk sixth form has opened with hopes to broaden opportunities for young people in the area.

Education leaders gathered for a summit which heard how Suffolk is establishing itself at the forefront of a campaign to help disadvantage young people further their learning.

Wet weather is forecast for today, with flooding expected tomorrow as ‘yellow’ weather warnings for wind and rain are issued.

Cautions and convictions for knife crime in Suffolk last year reached their highest levels since 2010.

Instagram has long been home to some of the best food photography on the internet, whether it is showing off an attempt at a new recipe or an amazing dish at a restaurant.

Antisocial driving in around Ipswich town centre was targeted in an operation by Special Constables last night.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24