Cheers to that! A look at The Locks’ colourful past

Beccles, Geldeston Locks. Photo: Courtesy of Peter Waller

Beccles, Geldeston Locks. Photo: Courtesy of Peter Waller - Credit: Courtesy of Peter Waller

Beaming with character, individuality and history - The Locks is a favoured watering hole across East Anglia.

Waveney Conker championships at Geldeston Locks.

Waveney Conker championships at Geldeston Locks. - Credit: Nick Butcher

The pub in Geldeston, near Beccles has hosted traditional events such as May Day and the Solstice, as well as sharing their love for folk music and dwile flonking. As Grain Brewery celebrate the refurbishment of the venue, we took a look at the history of the homely pub.

Waveney Valley Conkers Tournament at the Geldeston Locks Inn.Picture: James Bass

Waveney Valley Conkers Tournament at the Geldeston Locks Inn.Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2015

Members of the British Sub Aqua Club at Geldeston Locks during the 1950s.

Members of the British Sub Aqua Club at Geldeston Locks during the 1950s. - Credit: Archant

This charming photo of a quintet of happy ramblers was captured by our camera in 1958, just outside

This charming photo of a quintet of happy ramblers was captured by our camera in 1958, just outside the Geldeston Locks pub near Beccles. - Credit: Archant

The Locks pub in Geldeston has had a stunning transformation since Gran's Brewery takeover. Picture:

The Locks pub in Geldeston has had a stunning transformation since Gran's Brewery takeover. Picture: Victoria Pertusa - Credit: Archant


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