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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.

Viking bay (89)

Broadstairs promenade overlooking Viking bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Percy and Irene Hicks and child at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Wreck of a French trawler being broken up at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Building of the sea defences at between Viking bay and Louisa bay Broadstairs, Kent.

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

Sheila Berry (maiden name Wilkins), taken on Viking Bay, Broadstairs,Kent.1955.

Boy dressed as King Canute holding back the waves at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent 1966.

Battle of the Millers and Sweeps at the Broadstairs Water Gala at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent 1969.

Florence Perry,whose family were coal merchants, walking down steps to Viking Bay Broadstairs with dog (copy - not original photograph).

Uncle Smokey the Clown and boy on Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent. 1956

Janet Livesey and Sheila Berry (maiden name Wilkins) with Sunbeam Mickey Mouse, taken on Viking Bay,Broadstairs.1955.

Family on beach. The V prefix probably means Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Boatbuilder Frank Jackson in his boat at the harbour, Broadstairs, Kent. 1968

Wreck of beached boat at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Jean Osborne (nee Haynes) eating an ice cream on Viking Bay, Broadstairs, aged three and a half, taken July 1933.

Bleak House and Viking Bay at Broadstairs harbour, Kent.

From left - Phyllis Hodkin, Susan Cave (maiden name Hodkin), Marian Shaw (maiden name Stafford), Pamela Stafford, Louie Stafford in the sea at Viking bay Broadstairs, Kent.

Sailors preparing their boats at low tide, Broadstairs harbour, Viking Bay , Broadstairs, Kent.

Punch and Judy man Peter Butchard with children on Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent. c1967

Bathers and sailing dinghys in Viking bay Broadstairs Kent.

Pillow fighting contest at Viking Bay during Water gala, Broadstairs, Kent. 1964.

David Dagley, Sunbeam Photographer. Taken on Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

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

People on beach at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Boy dressed as King Canute holding back the waves at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent 1966.