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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.

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Children enjoying bonfire night at St.Lawrence, Ramsgate, Kent.

Air Raid Precautions; Fire Brigade Vehicle, Appliance and Staff, Kings Street Yard, Margate c1938

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

Birchington carnival procession rounding the corner at the Square, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent.

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

Miss Margate carnival float in Margate carnival procession.

Former Prime Minister Edward Heath conducting Christmas carol concert at the Boheimia Broadstairs, Kent.

Speactators on carnival route.

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

Members of the Bolshoi Ballet disembarking from Russian plane diverted to Manston airport. Manston, Kent. October 1st 1956

Man dressed as ‘Old Mother Riley’ character dancing with woman in street at Ramsgate carnival. Ramsgate, Kent.

Inspection parade of WRAF cadets at RAF Manston by Duchess of Gloucester with C.O Manston airbase, Manston, Kent.

Men cleaning Broadstairs war memorial, Broadstairs High street, Broadstairs, Kent.

Elegant woman,well dressed man and American USAF officer at Ash village fair, Kent.

East Kent Bus Company workers outside depot at Margate Road, Westwood, Broadstairs, Kent.

Birchington carnival procession rounding the corner at the Square, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent.

Mayor Kirby with Margate publicity van near Ship Hotel with local hoteliers,Margate, Kent.

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

Olandah,palmist and fortune teller taking palm reading from William Rees-Davies MP at Dreamland Margate, Kent.

Margate Carnival entrants with gypsy horse and cart at Westbrook, Margate, Kent. c1960

Margate Mayor John Gardiner Read with Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the start of a car rally on the promonade outside the Winter Gardens, Margate, Kent. c1957

Pop idol Adam Faith on a visit to Margate, 1964.

Education secretary Quentin Hogg MP at N.U.T. conference, Lido Cliftonville, Margate,Kent.

Family looking at parrot in cage at Sunshine Hall Dreamland Margate, caged bird show. Margate, Kent.

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