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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.

Specatators (98)

Motorcyclist on start line at speed trials, Western Undercliff, Ramsgate, Kent.

Speedboat racing at Ramsgate water carnival. Ramsgate harbour, Kent.

Broadstairs sailing club floats passing Broadstairs station, Broadstairs carnival, 1962.

Motorcycle obstacle race with women participating.

Spectators watching event at Ash Flower show, Ash village, Kent. 1954

Pony club taking part in Broadstairs carnival 1964. Broadstairs, Kent.

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

Swimming competition at the bathing pool, Margate main sands c1950; (Margate Jetty, Pier and old lighthouse in background)

Girl on open top car in Margate carnival procession.

Speedboat racing at Ramsgate water carnival. Ramsgate harbour, Kent.

Birds eye view of motorcycle speed trials at the Western Undercliff Ramsgate, Kent.

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

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

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

“Least Bent” Coastal Service float in Birchington Carnival 1960.

Motorcycle acrobatics at Ash village fair, Ash, Kent.

British commonwealth themed carnival float, Ramsgate carnival, Ramsgate, Kent.

“Least Bent” Coastal Service float in Birchington Carnival 1960.

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

Spectators admiring model showing off swimsuit at a trade show. Westcliff Hall, Ramsgate Kent.

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

Broadstairs carnival parade, Broadstairs, kent. 1965

Dreamland cinema publicity stunt.1958. Margate, Kent

Spectators at USAF Manston open day, Manston, Kent.

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