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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)

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.

Actor Derek Nimmo alongside Hoverlloyd SRN4 hovercraft ‘Swift’ at Pegwell Bay hoverport, Ramsgate, Kent.

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

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

Dutchess of Kent and other dignitaries leaving Margate station in limousine.

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

Pop idol Adam Faith on a visit to Margate 1964

Cricketer Dennis Compton signing autographs at Ramsgate, Kent.

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

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

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

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

Crowds welcoming Prince Phillip Duke of Edingburgh at Deal Pier, Deal, Kent.

Actor Michael Hordern with film crew at Thanet, Kent.

Actress Dinah Sheridan with brown bear an male onlookers at Thanet, Kent. 1963

Labour party leader Hugh Gaitskell and wife on a visit to Broadstairs, Kent.

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

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

Aqua Lovlies & Mr Teasy-Weasy (Raymond Bessone) in Ramsgate at Wellington Cresent, Ramsgate, Kent.

Duchess of Kent and other dignitaries arriving at Dreamland cinema, Margate, Kent.

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

Duchess of Kent being received Mayor Read at Margate station, Margate 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.