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

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

Motorcycle speed trials at the Western Undercliff Ramsgate, Kent.

Spectators waiting at Government Acre in Ramsgate for the Ramsgate carnival to pass by.

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

Miss Ramsgate float being pulled by tractor rounding the Paragaon at Ramsgate carnival, Ramsgate, Kent.

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

Crowd of people on Marine Parade watching swimmers off the slipway at Margate Harbour c1960

Christmas carol service at Market square Ramsgate, Kent.

Children at commeroration event Dunkirk, France. 1965

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

Motor racing and speed trials at the Western undercliff, Ramsgate, Kent.

Christmas carol service at Market square Ramsgate, Kent.

Spectators at event in Broadstairs, Kent.

Man dressed as ‘Old Mother Riley’ character dancing with woman in street at Ramsgate carnival. Ramsgate, Kent.

Charles Smith Punch and Judy show taking place on the main sands, Margate, Kent.

Military band with mascot taking part in a carnival parade along Margate seafront, Margate, Kent.
Kent.

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

Motor racing and speed trials at the Western undercliff, Ramsgate, Kent.

Spectators at USAF Manston open day, Manston, Kent.

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

Christmas carol service at Market square Ramsgate, Kent.

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

Crowds watching seafront fete at Victoria gardens Broadstairs, kent.

British Railways special train at Ramsgate station, Kent.