Collection Dreamland

The Dreamland Trust holds an impressive archive of historic material including; images, ephemera and documentation from the early 1870s through to the present day. The archive has been digitized by the South East Archive of Seaside Photography at Canterbury Christ Church University. A section of the archive is now accessible via the Dreamland portal on the SEAS website. For more information about The Dreamland Trust and how to access the full archive and collections, please contact The Hon. Secretary, Susan Marsh, email susan@s-marsh.co.uk

Dreamland (168)

Whiplash ride at Dreamland, Margate Kent.

Linda Davis and friends walking along Margate seafront past Dreamland. Taken early 1950s.

Entrance to Dreamland Amusement park 1995, Margate, Kent.

River Caves (tubs) at Dreamland Margate, Kent.

Tiger in enclosure at Zoo, Dreamland, Margate, Kent.

Dreamland amusement park illuminations at night, Margate, Kent.

Funfair stall holder and punters at the arcades Dreamland Amusement Park, Margate, Kent.

Royal Grand Hall by the Sea, Margate. Proprietor Lord George Sanger, original guide to Zoological gardens and menagerie c1900. Price Two Pence.

Skywheel at Dreamland Amusement park.

Children at the arcades in Dreamland Amusement Park, Margate, Kent.

Penguins in enclosure at Zoo, Dreamland, Margate, Kent. July 1975

Dreamland zoo at Dreamland amusment park, Margate, Kent. 1970.

Dreamland zoo at Dreamland amusment park, Margate, Kent. 1970.

Mick Tomlinson displaying model funfair display at Dreamland amusement park, Margate, Kent. May 1971

How to be happy at Margate town guide with feature and advert for Dreamland, Margate, Kent.

People getting on the Scenic Railway, Dreamland Amusement Park, Margate, Kent.

Postcard or Illuminated Disney seven dwarfs at the Magic Garden, Dreamland, Margate, Kent.

Cinema at Dreamland under ownership of Bembom Brothers, Margate, Kent.

Dinosaur figure at entrance to the Wonder Park, the Galleon Tavern in background with candy floss stall at Dreamland, Margate, Kent 1974. Photo by Jack Lynch

Roller coaster at Dreamland amusement park, Margate, Kent.

Lion in caged crate at Dreamland amusement park zoo, Margate, Kent.

Men maintaining fairground ride at Dreamland Amusement park, Margate, Kent.1965

Postcard of the Grand Costume Carnival 5th December 1912 Sangers Hall by the Sea

Colour tinted postcard of exterior Hall by the Sea, Dreamland, Margate, Kent.

Postcard of staff advertising Dare Devil Peggy, Dreamland. Writen on reverse of postcard “Building at Left DUMFRIES, 78 Sweyn Rd.  Dare Devil Peggy, Flaming Death Diver at Dreamland 1930s”