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NOSTALGIA: If you go down to the heath today . . .

NOSTALGIA: If you go down to the heath today . . .

NOSTALGIA: If you go down to the heath today . . .

22 May 2017

This photo, taken in May 1982, shows children who took part in a teddy bears’ picnic at Hardwick Heath.


NOSTALGIA: It’s a knockout day from 1982

NOSTALGIA: It’s a knockout day from 1982

NOSTALGIA: It’s a knockout day from 1982

13 May 2017

This photo, taken in May 1982 was taken in the Abbey Gardens as crowds gathered for the Diocesan Family Day.


NOSTALGIA: Stars of the stage at Horringer Court Middle School

NOSTALGIA: Stars of the stage at Horringer Court Middle School

NOSTALGIA: Stars of the stage at Horringer Court Middle School

06 May 2017

This week’s photograph was snapped by a Bury Free Press photographer in 1994 and shows pupils in a Horringer Court Middle School production in December of that year.


NOSTALGIA: Vicarage, St Mary’s Square, Bury – from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Vicarage, St Mary’s Square, Bury – from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Vicarage, St Mary’s Square, Bury – from the Spanton Jarman collection

06 May 2017

This house is not shown on Warren’s map of 1791 and it is believed to date from the first decade of the 19th century.


NOSTALGIA: Thurston Upper School’s recipe for success in 1986

NOSTALGIA: Thurston Upper School’s recipe for success in 1986

NOSTALGIA: Thurston Upper School’s recipe for success in 1986

29 April 2017

This photo, taken in November 1986, shows students at Thurston Upper School as they swapped their schoolbooks for cooks’ aprons on a new course.


NOSTALGIA: Bury St Edmunds Town Hall, 1919 - from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Bury St Edmunds Town Hall, 1919 - from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Bury St Edmunds Town Hall, 1919 - from the Spanton Jarman collection

29 April 2017

Alderman A Mitchell, Deputy Mayor, gives details of the Peace Celebrations to be held on Saturday, July 19, at a public meeting held in the Town Hall (now Market Cross) on Monday, July 7, 1919.


NOSTALGIA: School show has plenty of kicks

NOSTALGIA: School show has plenty of kicks

NOSTALGIA: School show has plenty of kicks

22 April 2017

A continental flavour was added to the proceedings at Stowmarket Middle School IN 1991 when parents were entertained in French.


NOSTALGIA: St Nicholas Hospital, Eastgate Street – from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: St Nicholas Hospital, Eastgate Street – from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: St Nicholas Hospital, Eastgate Street – from the Spanton Jarman collection

22 April 2017

St Nicholas Hospital was founded to care for lepers circa 1220.


NOSTALGIA: The Suffolk General Hospital – FROM THE sPANTON jARMAN COLLECTION

NOSTALGIA: The Suffolk General Hospital – FROM THE sPANTON jARMAN COLLECTION

NOSTALGIA: The Suffolk General Hospital – FROM THE sPANTON jARMAN COLLECTION

01 April 2017

Pictured here is an operating theatre at the Suffolk General Hospital ‘with patient and medical staff’.


NOSTALGIA: Elsie’s dream comes true

NOSTALGIA: Elsie’s dream comes true

NOSTALGIA: Elsie’s dream comes true

01 April 2017

Elsie Coleman had always dreamed of visiting the United States, but she thought it would only have been possible if she had won the Premium Bonds.


NOSTALGIA: A cut above the rest

NOSTALGIA: A cut above the rest

NOSTALGIA: A cut above the rest

11 March 2017

This photo shows five young people and their models at West Suffolk College in April 1982. They were a cut above the rest as they all scooped prizes in the annual hairdressing competition for those taking the course at the college.


NOSTALGIA: A royal thank you

NOSTALGIA: A royal thank you

NOSTALGIA: A royal thank you

04 March 2017

This photo shows children at Chedburgh Primary School in May 1986 accepting a thank you letter from the Queen. This was following the 60th birthday card they all worked on together and sent to her majesty a few weeks previously.


NOSTALGIA: Hardwick House ‘boudoir’ - from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Hardwick House ‘boudoir’ - from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Hardwick House ‘boudoir’ - from the Spanton Jarman collection

04 March 2017

This room in the now-demolished Hardwick House, is described as a boudoir – a ladies private sitting room – and is well furnished.


NOSTALGIA: Protest after nerve gas rumpus

NOSTALGIA: Protest after nerve gas rumpus

NOSTALGIA: Protest after nerve gas rumpus

25 February 2017

This photo shows protestors gathered at Lakenheath airbase in January 1982, showing their opposition to the use of chemical and nuclear weapons.


NOSTALGIA: Hardwick House library - from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Hardwick House library - from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Hardwick House library - from the Spanton Jarman collection

25 February 2017

Hardwick House occupied the site where today’s West Suffolk Hospital stands.


NOSTALGIA: The West Front of the Abbey (around 1860)

NOSTALGIA: The West Front of the Abbey (around 1860)

NOSTALGIA: The West Front of the Abbey (around 1860)

18 February 2017

The west front of the Abbey was begun by Abbot Anselm (1120-41) and completed by Abbot Sampson (1182-1211).


NOSTALGIA: Road protest victory

NOSTALGIA: Road protest victory

NOSTALGIA: Road protest victory

11 February 2017

This photo shows protesters against a proposed road link in Stowmarket celebrating their victory in September 1986.


NOSTALGIA: Barnham store (before 1901) – from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Barnham store (before 1901) – from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Barnham store (before 1901) – from the Spanton Jarman collection

11 February 2017

Thomas Baker was a grocer and newsagent who ran this pretty timbered shop in the village.


NOSTALGIA: Bury St Edmunds playgroup’s jubilee

NOSTALGIA: Bury St Edmunds playgroup’s jubilee

NOSTALGIA: Bury St Edmunds playgroup’s jubilee

04 February 2017

This photo, taken in November 1986, shows children at Southgate Playgroup celebrating a 25 year Jubilee.


NOSTALGIA: Splashing out for a good cause

NOSTALGIA: Splashing out for a good cause

NOSTALGIA: Splashing out for a good cause

29 January 2017

Green wellies with a splattering of magnolia were the order of the day in March 1989 when this picture was taken. Members of the St Edmundsbury Young Farmers turned out with brushes and paint at the Deaf Club, Bury St Edmunds.


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