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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)

Staff and performers from the Golden Garter saloon at the Lido, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

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

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

Comedian Tommy Cooper opening fete, Thanet, Kent. 1972

Publicity stunt, Dreamland cinema,1958. Margate, Kent

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

Easter pageant at Station Green Margate, Kent.1963

Miss Margate and ‘King Henry VIII ” at publicity stunt at Dreamland cinema,1958. Margate, Kent.

Caberet singer and showgirls on stage at theatre, Thanet, Kent. 1968

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

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

Ramsgate carnival queen and float in BBC television studio.

Ice skater performing at theatre, Thanet, Kent. 1967

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

Folk singer at Broadstairs Folk Week show, Pierremont Park, Broadstairs, Kent. 1966

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

Three men in drag with women performers on stage at Margate, Kent.

Publicity shot against the Clock Tower, Broadstairs, Kent. 1968

Comedian Tommy Cooper signing autographs at fete, Thanet, Kent. 1972

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

Ramsgate carnival queen and float in BBC television studio

Ramsgate carnival queen and float in BBC television studio.

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.

Comedian Tommy Cooper opening fete, Thanet, Kent. 1972

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