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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.

Fete (80)

Deckchairs in the rain at Thanet, Kent.

Girl Guides and May Queen sitting by fish pond at garden fete.

Young woman posing in summer dress at Victoria Gardens, Broadstairs, Kent.

Toddler loking at brass tuba at garden fete, Thanet, Kent. 1966

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

Actor and TV star John LeMesurier opening the Windmill fair at Drapers Mills school, Margate, Kent.

Girls on ponies at Ash village flower show, Ash village, Kent. 1954

People of all ages attending St.Lawrence church fete, Ramsgate, Kent.

Crowds watching seafront fete at Victoria gardens Broadstairs, kent.

Young girl eating ice cream at Victoria gardens, Broadstairs, Kent.

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

Girls on ponies at Ash village flower show, Ash village, Kent. 1954

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

Vicar with children at shooting gallery, garden fete, Ramsgate, Kent.

Elegant woman kissing prizewinner at Ash village fair, Ash, Kent.

Children at carnival fete, Thanet, Kent

Children in fancy dress competition at village fete.

Young woman posing in summer dress at Victoria Gardens, Broadstairs, Kent.

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

Children in fancy dress competition at village fete.

Man giving address to spectators at summer fete, Ramsgate, Kent.

Girl in fancy dress competition at Victoria Gardens, Broadstairs, Kent.

Spectators at summer fete, Ramsgate, Kent.

Spectators watching event at Ash Flower show, Ash village, Kent. 1954