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

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

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

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.

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

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

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?

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

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


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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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