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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.

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1964 May Day celebrations at the Square Birchington-on-Sea , Kent.

People in boats in the harbour at Ramsgate water carnival at Ramsgate, Kent.

Dreamland cinema publicity stunt.1958. Margate, Kent

Spectators at summer fete, Ramsgate, Kent.

Margate Mayor John Gardiner Read with Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the start of a car rally on the promonade outside the Winter Gardens, Margate, Kent. c1957

Opening of Broadstairs and St.Peter’s community centre (Hilderstone) 1957

Opening of Broadstairs and St.Peter’s community centre (Hilderstone) 1957

Crowd of spectators in front of Hillman’s airways biplanes at Manston airport.

Miss Ramsgate carnival queen on float at Ramsgate, Kent.

Vintage car outside Dreamland Cinema for publicity stunt, Margate, Kent. 1958.

Floats taking part in Ramsgate water carnival in the inner harbour basin at Ramsgate, Kent.

Armistice day ceremony at Broadstairs War Memorial, High St, Broadstairs, Kent.

Spectators at USAF open day at Manston looking at F-84 Thunderjet. Manston, Kent.

Comedian Tommy Cooper at fete, Thanet, Kent. 1972

Comedian Tommy Trinder opening the Dane Park fete, Margate,Kent

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

Pop idol Adam Faith on a visit to Margate, 1964.

Birchington carnival procession rounding the corner at the Square, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent.

Huntsman with horse and hounds parading at Madeira Walk during Ramsgate carnival, Kent.

Opening of Broadstairs and St.Peter’s community centre (Hilderstone) 1957

Crowds watching seafront fete at Victoria Gardens Broadstairs, kent.

Crowd of carnival characters and spectators outside Ramsgate main post office, Ramsgate carnival, Kent.

Miss Birchington on her carnival float, Birchington carnival, Birchington-on-Sea 1958.

Birchington carnival procession rounding the corner at the Square, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent.

Chef covered in batter during pancake race at Station Road, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent.