Flashback: Speech days, a soap box derby and drummers on the march

Soap Box Derby at Bentwaters September 1967

Soap Box Derby at Bentwaters September 1967

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

Felsted School speech day in June 1980.

Pub landlords open a Post Office services at Sweffling in October 1981.

Members of the Braintree Rifle Club receive their awards in June 1975.

School’s out! The retirement of the headmaster of Howard Primary School, Bury. Do you remember him?


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A soap box derby at Bentwaters in September 1967.

Drummers on the march at the Little Bentley fete in August 1979.

Share your memories by emailing flashback@eadt.co.uk

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