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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.

Seaside (453)

Pillow fighting contest at Viking Bay during Water gala, Broadstairs, Kent. 1967.

Broadstairs Water Gala, raft contest. Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

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

James Brooks playing cricket on Walpole Bay, Cliftonville, Margate 1935

Children on Donkey rides; Margate Main Sands, Margate, Kent.

Two young girls on lilo in sea at Margate, Kent.

Children in Water Gala fancy dress competition at Victoria Gardens, Broadstairs, Kent.

Capsized sailing dinghy in Viking Bay Broadstairs, Kent.

Doll Davey and Iris Davey on sands at Ramsgate, Kent.

Woman in two piece swimwear on Thanet beach.

Family walking along seafront at past Dreamland,Margate, Kent.

Iris Bathurst, Danny Bathurst, Daphne Mays with Michael Mays and Michaela Mays at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent. 1967.

Eric John Edwards playing on (possibly) Margate beach, 1938.

Two toddlers playing in the sea at Margate, Kent.

The verandah and beach huts at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

East Kent open top bus at Madeira Walk and Ramsgate Harbour. Ramsgate, Kent.

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

Beach sports at Walpole Bay, Margate, Kent.

Capsized sailing dinghy in Viking Bay Broadstairs, Kent.

Miss Marina 1957 at the Marina swimming pool, Ramsgate, Kent.

1950s Margate bathing beauties with inflatable dinghy.

Juliette Baker (nee Stupples) on Sunbeam horse at Ramsgate, Kent. 1948

The Lido, Cliftonville, Margate looking West towards the Jetty early 1950s.

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.