Take a look through our images to see how the town has changed in 50 years – and to see if you can spot any familiar faces.
From charity events to school plays and sporting events, wind back the clock by half-a-century to the era of flares, platforms and the Spacehopper.
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1. Pram Race
1971 pram race - did you take part?
2. Ashfield School
Ashfield School's performance of Oliver.
3. Kirkby Portland Cricket Club
The presentation night for Kirkby Portland Cricket Club - did you play?
4. St Thomas'
Kirkby's St Thomas' garden party - can you spot any familiar faces?