We are just starting a project with Felixstowe Museum to collect stories relating to key theme's within the museum,:
- The Floods of 1953
- WW2 (including the flying boats, the MTB's, wartime life and the beaches)
- St Audry's Hospital
- Burts General Store
- Seaside Nostalgia (including The Pier, The Tea Rooms, Spa Pavilion, Mannings, the port and wildlife)
If you have a story relating to Felixstowe that you would like to share, please get in touch! (Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 07752 191710)
Here's a selection of stories from the project - please enjoy!
A short story from Kathleen Eustace about her memories of Felixstowe before WW2.
Jean Garrod recalls the floods of 1953
Nita Tedds talks about her enjoyment of trips to Felixstowe
Bob Fox recalls spending time in Felixstowe during the war
Kathleen Eustace reflects on her sister's wartime role in Felixstowe.
Alan and Sharon Graystone talk about their honeymoon in Felixstowe