Ian Wallis, Bury St Edmunds

Ian Wallis, Bury St Edmunds

Ian Wallis (beach hut owner and poet), Bury St Edmunds My wife Hilary and I were passing the huts at Brackenbury Cliffs three summers ago, en route to lunch at the Ferry Inn – one of our regular jaunts. As inhabitants of Bury St Edmunds, and both having been brought...
Julie Downton, Felixstowe

Julie Downton, Felixstowe

Julie Downton, Felixstowe We have had our beach hut for 30 years. We enjoy many happy hours with family and friends and celebrate different events, like the one shown getting the hut ready for the Queens 90th Birthday. We dressed Mum up as Her Majesty, which...
FBHCA committee member Joy Reeve, Felixstowe

FBHCA committee member Joy Reeve, Felixstowe

FBHCA committee member Joy Reeve, Felixstowe Last summer (before this maelstrom began) my grandsons were having their customary summer break with me. Oscar, who is just 5 years old, and I were walking back to the hut having collected water, when in a very serious...
Christine Wright, Ipswich

Christine Wright, Ipswich

Christine Wright, Ipswich It was 1974 and I was expecting my first baby. “That’s the end of our holidays for a bit,” said my husband, before adding: “I will buy you a beach hut.” We found one on the Wireless Green for £90, fixtures and fittings included. What an...