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Fancy dress (191)

Infants at fancy dress contest Victoria gardens Broadstairs, Kent. Over exposed plate.

Broadstairs residents dressed as Victorian/Dickensian characters out and about in the town 1972. Broadstairs, Kent.

People in victorian dress outside Dickens House. Dickens Week, Broadstairs, Kent. 1960.

Group of boys dressed as vikings running along Viking bay, Broadstairs, Kent. 1966

Cartoon duck fancy dressed entrant to carnival parade and fancy dress contest at Thanet, Kent. 1966

Woman as Dickensian chrarcter during Broadstairs Dickens week at the Pavillion Gardens 1965. Broadstairs, Kent.

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.

Children dressed as Middle Eastern characters with donkey at Margate carnival, Kent.

People in fancy dress on carnival float, Ramsgate carnival, Ramsgate, Kent.

Craxfords futuristic carnival float, Ramsgate carnival, Ramsgate, Kent.

People in fancy dress on carnival float, Ramsgate, carnival, Kent.

Broadstairs residents dressed as Victorian/Dickensian characters out and about in the town 1972. Broadstairs, Kent.

Children in fancy dress contest at Water Gala event Victoria Gardens, Broadstairs, Kent.

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

Herne Bay Sailing Club (Muddlecombe Fire Brigade) float at Westbrook, Margate Carnival c1960

Man at adult fancy dress party dressed as Prime Minister Harold Wilson, Thanet, Kent. 1968

Girls and infants at bathing cotume/fancy dress competition, Victoria gardens, Broadstairs, Kent.

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

Broadstairs residents dressed as Victorian/Dickensian characters out and about in the town 1972. Broadstairs, Kent.

Couple in fancy dress in front of Hoverlloyd hovercraft ‘Swift’ at the harbour, Ramsgate. Kent.

Broadstairs residents dressed as Victorian/Dickensian characters out and about in the town 1972. Broadstairs, Kent.

Horse and trap with ‘wedding party’ as entrants to carnival, Westbrook, Margate, kent. c1960

Showgirls rom the Golden Garter saloon at the Lido, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Children in fancy dress competition and parade at Victoria gardens, Broadstairs, Kent.

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