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Taking a look back at The Falcon Inn Pub in 1973

PUBLISHED: 20:00 23 August 2018

Regulars enjoying a drink at the pub in 1973

Regulars enjoying a drink at the pub in 1973

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These pictures from The Falcon Inn Pub will evoke fond memories for many from 1973

Falcon Inn Pub, Ipswich in 1973Falcon Inn Pub, Ipswich in 1973

Opened in 18th century, this picture gallery shows the many punters who frequented it in 1973, revealing just how popular it was back in its heyday!

Who were pulling the pints at the Royal William, Ipswich, in 1973?Who were pulling the pints at the Royal William, Ipswich, in 1973?

As the Falcon, the pub was operated for many years by pubs group Punch and there was brewery based on the same site, for many years until the middle of the 19th Century it closed in 1925 and site is now a multi-storey car-park.

Enjoying a drink at the Falcon Inn Pub in 1973Enjoying a drink at the Falcon Inn Pub in 1973

Situted on Falcon Street. for most of its history it has been known as The Falcon which is were the name comes from, but since the turn of the current century it has also operated as the Tonic Bar and Lounge and Pl@tinum, before it was re-named Bowman’s in November 2010.

Behind the bar at the Falcon Inn Pub over 40 years agoBehind the bar at the Falcon Inn Pub over 40 years ago

It closed in November 2017, after Bowmans Club and Bar went into liquidation, but it re-opened in April this year under new management, and no longer includes Bowmans Club on Falcon Street.

Do you recognise any of the faces pictured here?Do you recognise any of the faces pictured here?

Were you a regular punter at the pub in the 1970s? Can you spot yourself or anyone you know in these pictures from our archives?

Were you a regular punter in the 1970s?Were you a regular punter in the 1970s?

To share your pictures and memories with us, or to reveal the names of someone in the pictures, email ross.halls@archant.co.uk

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