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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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Jazz band with spectators parading along Ramsgate seafront during Ramsgate carnival.

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

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

Girl on open top car in Margate carnival procession.

Broadstairs residents dressed as Victorian/Dickensian characters out and about at Bleak House.1964. Broadstairs, Kent.

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

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

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

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

Crowds watching seafront fete at Victoria Gardens Broadstairs, kent.

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

Girl on open top car in Margate carnival procession.

Men taking part in beach sports at Walpole Bay, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Children dressed as Romans at Pierremont Park, Broadstairs, Kent.

Crowds watching seafront fete at Victoria gardens Broadstairs, kent.

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

Float taking part in a carnival parade along Margate seafront past the clock tower, Margate, Kent.

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

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

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

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

Motorcycle speed trials at the Western Undercliff Ramsgate, Kent.

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

Motorcycle speed trials at the Western Undercliff Ramsgate, Kent.

Float taking part in a carnival parade along Margate seafront past the clock tower, Margate, Kent.