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 Jill Hunt, Development Manager email

Dreamland (168)

Giant Wheel ride at Dreamland, Margate, Kent

People setting off on a Scenic railway ride at Dreamland Amusement Park, Margate, Kent.

Dreamland Teen Queen at Dreamland, Margate, Kent. 1972

The Scenic Railway, Dreamland Amusement Park, Margate, Kent.

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

Skating rink (Jean Lynch in front) at Dreamland, Margate, Kent.

Sunbeam kiosk, Skating rink, with Queen Mary and Sky Wheels in the background, Dreamland, Margate, Kent.

Wendy Saunders, Ken Saunders, and Rosalie Saunders (maiden name Jones), taken in Dreamland, Margate.

Troops at tank naming ceremony at Dreamland Amusement park, Margate, Kent.

Publicity stunt, Dreamland cinema,1958. Margate, Kent

Tony Fox and David Blackburn, taken at the Garden Cafe, Dreamland, Margate.

Taken at Dreamland roller skating rink,Margate. Bottom row, far right - Jean Cuckson with Leyton Orient Football Team.

Rock guitarist John Mayall and woman at Dreamland, Margate, Kent.1967

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

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.

The Big Wheel at Dreamland amusement park at night.

Mayor of Margate Gorden Aubrey Kirby (1958-1959) takes part in Dreamland publicity stunt. 1958. Margate, Kent

Aerial view of Dreamland, Margate, Kent.

Postcard of Grand Hall by the Sea, Portion of the Grand Ballroom, Dreamland, Margate, kent.

Sphinx and baby karts at Dreamland, Margate, Kent. Photo by Jack Lynch

Bingo Hall Dreamland, Margate, Kent.

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

River Caves (tubs) at Dreamland Margate, Kent.

The Mayor, Mayoress and beauty queen with other men and women on the bumper cars at Dreamland, Margate.

Dreamland Cinema, Margate, Kent 1974. Photo by Jack Lynch.