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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.

1962 (65)

Broadstairs sailing club floats passing Broadstairs station, Broadstairs carnival, 1962.

Man and young girl dressed at Dickensian characters in Broadstairs High Street. Broadstairs, Kent.

Broadstairs beauty queen and entourage on float at Pierremont Hall, Broadstairs, Kent.

Mark Haynes sitting on Sunbeam duck, taken at Butlins, Cliftonville, 1962. Inside of ‘Our Holiday’ Sunbeam photograph booklet.

Parade of cadet band down the High Street from the Broadway during Broadstairs carnival. Broadstairs, Kent.

Group of friends preparing for road trip with Dormobile outside the Camden Arms, Ramsgate, Kent. 1962

Ann and Ada Wood on holiday from Plymouth at Ramsgate, Kent. 1962

Wreck of French trawler, ‘Jean, Pierre et Philippe’ which ran aground in Viking Bay Broadstairs in November 1962 (efforts to refloat her failed and she was broken up in Nov 1963)

Construction work at Broadstairs, Kent.

Group of Swedish students with Mayor outside Pierremont Hall, Broadstairs, Kent 1962.

Wreck of French trawler, ‘Jean, Pierre et Philippe’ which ran aground in Viking Bay Broadstairs in November 1962 (efforts to refloat her failed and she was broken up in Nov 1963)

Women dressed at Dickensian characters at the Pavillion garden. Broadstairs, Kent.

Building the sea defences at Broadstairs, Kent. 1962. From Louisa bay to Viking bay.

Construction work at Broadstairs, Kent.

Group of young women at theatre bar, Thanet, Kent. 1962

Young rider being presented with prize cup at Broadstairs Gymkahna, Broadstairs, Kent.

Teenagers in cellar nightclub at Thanet, Kent. 1962

Group of Swedish students with Mayor outside Pierremont Hall, Broadstairs, Kent 1962.

Man and young girl dressed at Dickensian characters in Broadstairs High Street. Broadstairs, Kent.

Yarrow childrens home , Ramsgate Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Later to become Thanet College.

Fancy dress carnival parade at Ramsgate carnival, Ramsgate, Kent.

Men and women dressed as Dickensian characters on Broadstairs seafont promenade during Dickens week. Broadstairs, Kent.

Yarrow childrens home , Ramsgate Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Later to become Thanet College.

Young rider with prize cup at Broadstairs Gymkahna, Broadstairs, Kent.

Interior of public bar at the Westcliff Tavern Ramsgate,  Kent. 1962.