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IAA Lunchtime Lecture – Behind The Counter – Ipswich Shops In Their Heyday – Roger Kennell

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/11/2017
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Location
Museum Street Methodist Church

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IAA Town Lectures and Concerts Series 2017

 

BEHIND THE COUNTER: IPSWICH SHOPS IN THEIR HEYDAY – Roger Kennell
This illustrated presentation explores the shopping experience in Ipswich during the twentieth century and concentrates especially on two major department stores – Footman Pretty in Westgate Street and Frederic Corder nearby in Tavern Street. Mention will be made of some other long-established and remembered shops, including Edwards, Grimwade’s, Croydon’s, Masons and the Ancient House, among others.

ADMISSION IS FREE with a retiring collection to defray expenses. Donations of at least £2.00 per head are valued to maintain the series. Tea and coffee are served from 12.30pm.

Full details of the 2017 series here

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