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Fancy dress (191)

Group of adults and children on Spanish Fiesta themed float at Ramsgate carnival.

People in fancy dress in front and on Hoverlloyd hovercraft ‘Swift’ at the harbour, Ramsgate. Kent.

Man dresed as Red Indian at Ramsgate carnival parade, Ramsgate, Kent.

Young boy taking part in best bathing costume competition at Victoria Gardens, Broadstairs, Kent. First prize winner, Broadstairs Water Gala.

Man in skeleton costume with tricycle at Ramsgate carnival, Kent.

Punch and Judy Man Peter Butchard with Dickens Week characters in the Royal Albion Hotel gardens, Broadstairs, Kent 1965.

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.

Sunbeam photography carnival float, Ramsgate carnival, Ramsgate, Kent.

Broadstairs residents dressed as Victorian/Dickensian characters out and about at Bleak House. 1964. Broadstairs, Kent.

Young girls taking part in best bathing costume competition Broadstairs Water Gala at Victoria Gardens, Broadstairs, Kent.

Children in fancy dress at Ash village fair, Kent.

Broadstairs Dickens week characters boarding Hoverlloyd SRN4 hovercraft at the hoverport, Pegwell, Ramsgate, Kent.

Children on a St.Christopher’s float dressed as Toyland characters at Ramsgate carnival, Westcliff parade, Ramsgate, Kent.

Dickens Week parade along Broadstairs,promenade. Broadstairs, Kent.

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

Woman presenting prizes to winners of fancy dress contest at St.Lawrence church fete, Ramsgate, Kent.

Teenager in diving suit and carnival dragon at Ramsgate carnival parade, Kent.

Infant twins in fancy dress at Victoria gardens, Broadstairs, Kent.

British commonwealth themed carnival float, Ramsgate carnival, Ramsgate, Kent.

Adult fancy dress party at Thanet, Kent.1964

Carnival entrants in fancy dress at Broadstairs, Kent. 1972.

Broadstairs residents dressed as Victorian/Dickensian characters out and about in a replica stagecoach.1965. Broadstairs, Kent.

Publicity shoot for play at the Memorial theatre. Location the Broadway with the old Broadstairs fire station in background, Broadstairs, Kent.

People in fancy dress in front and on Hoverlloyd hovercraft ‘Swift’ at the harbour, Ramsgate. Kent.

People dressed as Ancient Greeks on carnival float at Westbrook, Margate Carnival c1960