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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.

Performers (54)

Jean Osborne (centre, left of the Mayor of Ramsgate, Eddie Butcher), taken 1954. Minstrel show performed by National Association of Local Government Officials’ (NALGO) Glee Club Show.

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

Night time talent contest at Cliftonville bandstand. Rosalyn Benson aged 21 came second singing “A Blossom Fell”. 1954. Margate, Kent.

Group of amateur performers on stage.

Variety troupe posing on balcony of the Roayal Victoria Pavillion, Ramsgate, Kent, 1963

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

Showgirls rom the Golden Garter saloon at the Lido, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Easter pageant at Station Green Margate, Kent.1963

Singer Ronnie Winters on stage.

Two showgirls posing on the statues at the Royal Pavillion, Ramsgate, seafront, Kent.

Evelyn Benson entertaining guests at the Rhonallea Hotel, Edgar Rd, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1950s.

Skiffle band with teenagers performing on stage. Thanet, Kent.

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

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

Ice skater performing at theatre, Thanet, Kent. 1967

Interior of Granville Theatre, Ramsgate, kent.

Miss Margate taking part in a publicity stunt at Dreamland cinema, 1958. Margate, Kent

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

Night time talent contest at Cliftonville bandstand. Rosalyn Benson aged 21 came second singing “A Blossom Fell”. 1954. Margate, Kent.

Golden Garter girls at the lido Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1970

Variety troupe posing on balcony of the Roayal Victoria Pavillion, Ramsgate, Kent, 1963

Ice skater performing at theatre, Thanet, Kent. 1967

Miss Ramsgate at Ellington Park being congratulated by actor Tony Britton, Ramsgate, Kent.

Singer Ronnie Winters on stage.

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