From Red Arrows to birds of prey - Eye Show and Country Fair in Days Gone By
PUBLISHED: 18:00 07 November 2020
Have you enjoyed days out at the Eye Show and Country Fair over the years?
Today we’re looking back at one of the most popular rural-themed events held in the region, with photos from the 1980s, 90s and early 2000s.
It all started in 1915 as a horticultural exhibition, but later grew to a two-day event, featuring a wide range of entertainment and attracting many thousands of visitors.
Do you remember seeing spectacular performances by the Red Arrows at the show?
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Our photos also feature some of the other varied attractions, including birds of prey and horses and carts, as well as clowns, live music and fairground rides.
A Civil War re-enactment also drew the crowds at the show in 2002.
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What are your memories of the Eye Show? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to Judy Rimmer, Newsroom, 120 Princes Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1RS.
Order photos at archantsuffolk.newsprints.co.uk or call Diane Townsend on 01603 772449.
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