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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.

Margate (648)

Holidaymakers queing for drinks at a Sun Deck Cafe; Cliftonville; Margate c1950

Pearly King & Queen with Mayor Kirby c1958. Margate, Kent.

Jean Wassell. Taken at Margate seafront, 1937.

Carnival Performers in fancy dress at Westbrook, Margate Carnival c1960

Pope and Freane family, walking along (possibly) Margate pier.

Family group walking near Cliftonville Lido 1950. Margate, Kent.

Two young girls swimming in the sea at Margate, kent.

Sunshine Hall Dreamland Margate, caged bird show. Margate, Kent.

Young woman on merry-go-round ride at Dreamland amusement park, Margate, Kent.

Football at Hartsdown, Margate, Kent.

Winners at caged bird show, Margate, Kent.

The Haunted Snail at Dreamland amusement park, Margate, Kent.

Droit house looking towards the building of the new lighthouse at Margate Harbour, Margate, Kent.

Clement Attlee of the Labour Party and others standing on promenade at Margate, Kent.

Kids blowing up balloons at the Lido swimming pool, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Children enjoying ice cream outside Pelosis on seafront, Margate, Kent 1958

Disco dancer at the Bali Hai nightclub at Margate, Kent.

Woman in armour dressed as Joan of Arc on a horse in Westbrook Avenue, Margate Carnival c1960

Kent Cooperative beauty Queen on stage at the Margate Winter Gardens.

Wilfred Cuckson and Helen Cuckson, sitting on lion, ouside Margate Sundeck. Summer 1947.

Portrait of a beach inspector standing next to a Sunbeam lion at Palm Bay, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Two young girls shrimping on Margate beach, Margate Kent.

Roller skating rink at Dreamland amusement park, Margate, Kent.

Ballroom Dancing prize giving, Winter Gardens, Margate 1950s

Young girl sitting on the rocks on the beach at Margate Kent.