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Currently SEAS are busy digitally archiving The Sunbeam Collection and a range of ‘Walkies’. These are being added to the website on a weekly basis – so do keep returning. Whilst browsing please note that titles are not imposed upon the images – rather and as best we can – a description and keywords are allocated.

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minnis bay (9)

Slipway at Minnis Bay, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent.

Sunbathers on the sea wall at Minnis Bay, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent.

Launching of yachts into the sea at Minnis Bay, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent.

Cars parked at Minnis Bay, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent. c1950

Holidaymakers queing for drinks outside the Minnis Bay Tea Pavilion, Birchington, Margate c1950

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men (38)

Men taking posession of new television set in Queen’s Street, Ramsgate Kent.

Right - Jack Holyer and friend, walking along Ramsgate harbour with dog.

Mayor Pettman shaking hands with Mr Hillman in front of Hillman’s airways biplane Puss Moth at Manston airport.C1931

Men inspecting the inside of a burnt-out fish and chip shop, Ramsgate, Kent.

Two unknown men walking along Ramsgate harbour, near the Sunbeam kiosk. In the background is a Sunbeam dog prop.

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building (18)

View of Harbour End cottage, Harbour Street, Broadstairs, Kent.

Kingsgate Castle near Broadstairs, Kent.

Seaman’s Lodge Margate prior to demolition c1937

Construction of concrete shelters at the Westcliff, Ramsgate, Kent.

Demolition of Westcliff House, Ramsgate, Kent.

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sabre (6)

Two airman stading beside USAF Sabre jet fighter at Manston airbase.

Man in cockpit of USAF T33 Sabre jet fighter at Manston airbase, Kent

Two airman stading beside USAF T33 jet fighter at Manston airbase.

Two airman standing beside USAF T33 Sabre jet fighter at Manston airbase, Kent.

Pilot in cockpit of USAF T33 Sabre jet fighter Manston airbase, Kent.

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joss bay (7)

Joss Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

BBC film crew filming episode of Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton with Frazer Hines) at Joss Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Joss Bay near Broadstairs, Kent

Cars parked along North Foreland Hill going down towards Joss Bay car park with channel steamer at sea. Broadstairs, Kent. 1964

BBC film crew filming episode of Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) at Joss Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.1968.The Dr Who episode was “Fury from the Deep” which originally aired between 16th March and 20th April 1968
Filming on location took place Feb 4th 1968. No copy of the original broadcast is available, only clips,stills and audio recordings.