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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)

Irene Hicks (Left) and friends of the family at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Broadstairs promenade overlooking Viking bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Boat and swimmers at Broadstairs water gala in Viking bay.

Garden on the Sands, at the Pavilion, Broadstairs, Kent.

Irene and Audrey Twine on holiday at Broadstairs 1936

Cecil Spurgeon (Spur) and Win Spurgeon at Viking Bay, Broadstairs.

Water polo match at Broadstairs Water Gala, Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

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

Broadstairs promenade overlooking Viking bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Cynthia Wilkins eating an ice-cream at Viking Bay, Broadstairs,Kent.

Cecil Spurgeon (Spur) and Win Spurgeon at Viking Bay, Broadstairs.

Victorian bathing event part of Broadstairs Dickens Festival Week 1965, Broadstairs, Kent.

Louisa Bay looking towards Viking Bay at Broadstairs, Kent.

Boat and swimmers at Broadstairs water gala in Viking bay.

Water polo match at Broadstairs Water Gala, Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Sea Scouts rowing Miss Water Gala around Viking Bay during Broadstairs Water Gala day at Viking Bay 1964.

Victoria Gardens, Viking Bay and Harbour at Broadstairs, Kent.

Louisa Bay looking towards Viking Bay at Broadstairs, Kent.

Greasy pole contest at Broadstairs Water Gala day 1964.

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.

Wreck of French trawler, ‘Jean, Pierre et Philippe’ which ran aground in Viking Bay Broadstairs in November 1962 (efforts to refloat her failed and she was broken up in Nov 1963)

Battle of the Millers and Sweeps at the Broadstairs Water Gala at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent 1965.

Dick Stafford, Pamela Stafford and Marian Shaw (maiden name Stafford). Taken at Viking bay Broadstairs,Kent.

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

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