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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.

1954 (20)

Left Doris Butcher & Sue Butcher Ramsgate Carnival 1954.

Maureen Turner (maiden name Norman) sitting in the sea on Margate beach, 1954.

Children in fancy dress standing on trailer at Ash flower show, Ash village, Kent. 1954

Children in fancy dress standing on trailer at Ash flower show, Ash village, Kent 1954

Children playing on slide at Ash Flower show Ash villlage, Kent 1954

Maureen Turner (maiden name Norman) and Kitty (surname unknown); standing in the sea on Margate beach; 1954.

Jean Lynda Woollard (maiden name Thirkettle) with Sunbeam donkey. Taken at Broadstairs, by The Royal Albion Hotel, 1954.

Phyllis Norman and Thomas (Nod) Norman standing in the sea on Margate beach, 1954.

Left Doris Butcher & Sue Butcher Ramsgate Carnival 1954.

Dorothy Bestwick and Brian Bestwick with Sunbeam donkey on Broadstairs promenade 1954

Fancy dress competition at the Odeon Cinema Ramsgate. Lynne Wood as Fairy front row.1954 by Vogue Photographic Service, Alexandra Rd, Margate, Kent.

Dorothy Bestwick and Brian Bestwick with Sunbeam donkey on Broadstairs promenade 1954

Children in fancy dress standing on trailer at Ash flower show, Ash village, Kent 1954

Children in fancy dress standing on trailer at Ash flower show, Ash village, Kent. 1954

Lynne Wood with Father Christmas and Ramsgate Mayor on stage at the Odeon Cinema Ramsgate Kent.1954. By Vogue Photographic Service, Alexandra Road, Margate, Kent.

Lynne Wood as Fairy with children from Manston childrens home and Father Christmas at the Odeon Cinema Saturday morning pictures, Ramsgate, Kent, By Vogue photographic Service, Alexandra Road, Margate, Kent

Fancy dress competition at the Odeon Cinema Ramsgate. Lynne Wood as Fairy front row.1954 by Vogue Photographic Service, Alexandra Rd, Margate, Kent.

Maureen Turner (maiden name Norman) and Kitty (surname unknown); standing in the sea on Margate beach; 1954.

Phyllis Norman and Thomas (Nod) Norman standing in the sea on Margate beach, 1954.

Night time talent contest at Cliftonville bandstand. Rosalyn Benson aged 21 came second singing “A Blossom Fell”. 1954. Margate, Kent.