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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.

People (494)

Party of young men standing infront of coach outside the Wheatsheaf pub, Ramsgate, Kent.

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

Party of people standing beside USAF Grumman amphibian plane at Manston airbase.

A group of young men with two men in canoes at Margate, Kent.

Carnival Performers in fancy dress at Westbrook, Margate Carnival c1960

Unknown charity event in Broasdtairs venue.

Children dancing around the maypole in the village square Birchington-on-Sea, Kent.1958.

Amateur dramatics at the Bohemia theatre and dance hall, Broadstairs High st, Broadstairs.

1950s bathing beauties in rowing boat at Margate, Kent.

Broadstairs Water Sports Queen at annual Water Gala event Victoria Gardens with runner up and mayor, Broadstairs, Kent.

British commonwealth themed carnival float, Ramsgate carnival, Ramsgate, Kent.

Mayor John Gardiner Read (1956-1957) attending bowls tournament, St Georges Lawn Cliftonville,1950s. Margate, Kent.

Election Campaign, William Rees-Davies MP, 1955, Cecil Square, Margate, Kent.

St George’s schoolboy being presented with a cricket bat at St.George’s School, Ramsgate, Kent.

Women dressed at Dickensian characters at the Pavillion garden. Broadstairs, Kent.

Broadstairs Dicken’s Week characters at Pierremont Hall, Broadstairs, Kent. 1962.

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

Men in fancy dress costume with teenager on boat at Ramsgate water carnival.

St George’s schoolboy being presented with a cricket bat at St.George’s School, Ramsgate, Kent.

Miss Lido contestants sitting on plinth by the sea wall at the Lido, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

1950s bathing beauties at Margate harbour, Margate, Kent.

Model showing off swimsuit at a trade show. Westcliff Hall, Ramsgate Kent.

Men packing Christmas hampers in Vyes warehouse Ramsgate Kent.

Jazz band with spectators parading along Ramsgate seafront during Ramsgate carnival.

Publicity shoot for play at the Memorial theatre with the old Broadway garage in background. Location the Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent.