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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.

Public figures (73)

Bathing beauties with entertainer and comedian Roy Castle at the Lido, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Herbert Morrison and Hugh Gaitskell of the British Labour Party standing on promenade at Margate, Kent..

Actress Fenella Feilding on Hoverlloyd SRN6 hovercraft at harbour, Ramsgate, Kent.

Actress Diana Dors at Dumpton Park Greyhound Stadium, Ramsgate, Kent.1972

Labour party conference delegates including Attlee and Morrison with the Mayor and Mayoress on Margate promenade.

King of Denmark presenting colours to 5 Buffs at the county cricket ground Canterbury, Kent.

BBC film crew filming episode of Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) at Joss Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.1968.The Dr Who episode was “Fury from the Deep” which originally aired between 16th March and 20th April 1968
Filming on location took place Feb 4th 1968. No copy of the original broadcast is available, only clips,stills and audio recordings.

Comedian Tommy Cooper opening fete, Thanet, Kent. 1972

Actress and film star Hattie Jaques signing autographs at Thanet, Kent.

Actor and film star John Mills with Ramsgate harbour master at Ramsgate Harbour, Kent

Delegates at N.U.T. conference at the Winter Gardens, Margate Kent.

Young woman being crowned Miss Ramsgate at Ellington Park by actor Tony Britton, Ramsgate, Kent.

Clement Attlee of the Labour Party and others standing on promenade at Margate, Kent.

Edward Heath boarding SRN6 Hovercraft Sure to Calais from the harbour at Ramsgate, Kent. 1966

Actor Jack Warner (AKA Dixon of Dock Green) on stage meeting staff at the Odeon cinema, Ramsgate, Kent.

King of Denmark presenting colours to 5 Buffs at the county cricket ground, Canterbury, Kent.

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

Comedian Tommy Cooper opening fete, Thanet, Kent. 1972

Ex Prime Minister Edward Heath and chairman of the town council at event on Broadstairs harbour Jetty 1969.

Rock guitarist John Mayall and woman at Dreamland, Margate, Kent.1967

Winner of Miss Teen 1962 with pop idol Jess Conrad at Thanet, Kent. 1962.

Edward Heath on board his sailing yacht ‘Morning Cloud’ at Ramsgate Marina, Ramsgate, Kent.

Pop idol Adam Faith meeting the Mayor and Mayoress on a visit to Margate 1964

Actress and film star Hattie Jaques visiting cake stall at fete, Thanet, Kent. 1962

Comedian Tommy Cooper at fete, Thanet, Kent. 1972