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Margaret Catchpole and Cobbold Family Display
Date: 10th Apr 2011 - 10th Apr 2013
Location: Reg Driver Visitor Centre, Christchurch Park
Come and discover the stories of Ipswich legend Margaret Catchpole and the Cobbold family at this new historical display provided by the Cobbold Family History Trust.
The display, which includes hundreds of illustrations, looks at:
- Margaret Catchpole's life (2012 is the 250th anniversary of her birth);
- The Cobbold family's involvement in the brewery and Ipswich Town Football Club;
- Felix Thornley Cobbold, who gave Christchurch Mansion to the Borough and whose centenary was celebrated in 2009.
The Reg Driver Visitor Centre is open to the public from 10.00 until 16.00, seven days a week all year round, except Christmas Day and New Year's Day. In the summer months, from 1st May until 31st August, the Centre is open until 19.00, in line with the later closing times for the park.