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Days Gone By - Sixties fashions still in vogue at stately home’s day of family fun

PUBLISHED: 14:56 24 July 2018 | UPDATED: 13:09 25 July 2018

A parachutist descends on Glemham Hall in 1971 Picture: OWEN HINES

A parachutist descends on Glemham Hall in 1971 Picture: OWEN HINES

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Glemham Hall attracted big crowds for a day of traditional fun for all the family – with lots of hands-on activities and plenty to watch.

Visitors try archery at Glemham Hall Summer Fair in 1971 Picture: OWEN HINESVisitors try archery at Glemham Hall Summer Fair in 1971 Picture: OWEN HINES

Held in the extensive grounds of the 16th century stately home north of Woodbridge back in 1971, the event included a display by a parachute team, an assortment of fairground attractions, and vintage vehicles on show.

It was a warm summer’s day and some people tried their hand at archery along with a variety of other activities.

Our photos from the day at the hall – currently owned by Major Philip Hope-Cobbold – show that the flamboyant clothes of the late 1960s were still very much in vogue.

Do you remember the Glemham Hall summer fair in 1971?

Did you attend the event? Picture: OWEN HINESDid you attend the event? Picture: OWEN HINES

Were you one of those involved in the day’s activities or who went along to enjoy the day? Email suffolkpicturedesk@archant.co.uk and let us know.


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