Christmas memories from 1990: Carols on Woodbridge’s Market Hill

Father Christmas with some of those who turned out for Woodbridge's annual carol concert in 1990

Father Christmas with some of those who turned out for Woodbridge's annual carol concert in 1990 - Credit: Archant

The annual open air carol concert is being held in Woodbridge tomorrow night - but can you spot yourself among the crowd in these pictures from the event in 1990?

Father Christmas with some of those who turned out for Woodbridge's annual carol concert in 1990

Father Christmas with some of those who turned out for Woodbridge's annual carol concert in 1990 - Credit: Archant

What could say Christmas better than getting wrapped up to enjoy an open air carol concert?

Father Christmas with some of those who turned out for Woodbridge's annual carol concert in 1990

Father Christmas with some of those who turned out for Woodbridge's annual carol concert in 1990 - Credit: Archant

It is a tradition that has spanned Woodbridge’s history for the past 65 years, attracting crowds of people young and old to the town’s Market Hill.

Father Christmas with some of those who turned out for Woodbridge's annual carol concert in 1990

Father Christmas with some of those who turned out for Woodbridge's annual carol concert in 1990 - Credit: Archant

The event also provides a chance for youngsters to meet with Father Christmas, who attends each year to spread some festive joy on the night.

Father Christmas with some of those who turned out for Woodbridge's annual carol concert in 1990

Father Christmas with some of those who turned out for Woodbridge's annual carol concert in 1990 - Credit: Archant

These pictures taken at the event in 1990 show the crowds of people who turned out to enjoy the festivities.

Father Christmas with some of those who turned out for Woodbridge's annual carol concert in 1990

Father Christmas with some of those who turned out for Woodbridge's annual carol concert in 1990 - Credit: Archant


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The Rotary Club of Woodbridge will present its 66th annual Christmas carol service on Market Hill from 6.30pm until 9pm tomorrow night.

Father Christmas with some of those who turned out for Woodbridge's annual carol concert in 1990

Father Christmas with some of those who turned out for Woodbridge's annual carol concert in 1990 - Credit: Archant

Everyone is welcome and, as always, Father Christmas will make a special guest appearance to hand out some early festive treats for the younger guests.

Father Christmas with some of those who turned out for Woodbridge's annual carol concert in 1990

Father Christmas with some of those who turned out for Woodbridge's annual carol concert in 1990 - Credit: Archant

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The event is free to attend, with donations to be collected for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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