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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)

Two young girls shrimping on Margate beach, Margate Kent.

1950s Margate bathing beauty.

Beach sports at Walpole Bay, Margate, Kent.

Performers at on stage at the Golden Garter Saloon, Lido, Cliftonville c1960. Margate, Kent.

Construction of the new Six Bells public house, High Street, Margate, Kent.

Margate Carnival Float with Mayor and King Neptune, Margate Harbour, Margate, Kent.

Miss Lido and attendants at the Lido pool, Cliftonville,Margate, Kent. 1972.

Fisherman Taffy Rook with BBC radio reporter on the stone pier, Margate, Kent.

Circus elephants bathing on the main sands at Margate, Kent.

Violet Marsh (mother) and Wendy Hollet (maiden name Marsh) sitting on a Subeam lion on Margate Sundeck.

Jean Wassell. Taken at Margate seafront, 1937.

Miss Westbrook 1960 and entourage.

Taken at the Garden Cafe, Dreamland, Margate. Fourth from right - David Blackburn, fourth from left - Tony Fox with visitors from London.

Holidaymakers queing for ices and teas at the Marine Sun Deck Margate c1950

Boys posing for photo under Margate amateur boxing club float at Margate carnival parade, assembling on Cliftonville promenade.

Putting Green, Bank Side Margate prior to demolition c1937

Entrants to the Miss Lido beauty contest at the Lido, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

St.John’s ambulance float at carnival parade, Margate, Kent. 1963

Chipperfield’s circus at the Royal Sea Bathing Hospital, Margate, Kent.

Young girl swimming in pool on ,Margate beach, Margate, Kent.

Mayor at the humbug shop on Marine Drive, Margate, Kent.

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

Two young girls on lilo in sea at Margate, Kent.

Guides,Scouts and Cubs rally at the Winter Gardens, Margate, Kent.