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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)

Young girls dressed at Native American Indians. Broadstairs Carnival. Broadstairs, Kent.

Broadstairs Dicken’s Week characters at Pierremont Hall, Broadstairs, Kent. 1962.

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

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

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

Boat and swimmers at Broadstairs water gala in Viking bay.

Building of the sea defences at between Viking bay and Louisa bay Broadstairs, Kent.

Car enthusiast in vintage car at the High Street/Vere Road garage, Broadstairs, Kent, 1962. Now currently the site of Broadstairs Co-op supermarket.

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

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

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

Mark Haynes, aged five and a half, taken at Butlins, Margate, 1962. Inside of ‘Our Holiday’ Sunbeam photograph booklet.

Men dressed as victorians with boneshakers at Broadstairs carnival. Broadstairs, Kent.

Building of the sea defences at between Viking bay and Louisa bay Broadstairs, Kent.

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

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

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

Men cleaning Broadstairs war memorial, Broadstairs High street, Broadstairs, Kent.

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

Demolition and road widening scheme at Kings Street, Ramsgate, Kent. 1962

Broadstairs carnival with parade passing the Broadway garage. Miss Broadstairs 1962 in Morris Minor.

Actress and film star Hattie Jaques visiting cake stall at fete, Thanet, Kent. 1962

Dickens week parade down Harbour Street underneath York gate, Broadstairs, Kent.

Building of the sea defences at between Viking bay and Louisa bay Broadstairs, Kent.

Portrait of publican using till at pub in Thanet, Kent. 1962