Title ID 1036Collection ID1295
Title[A Tour Through Kent: Holiday 1960 filmed by Mary]
CollectionFred and Mary Haddow
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionFamily Life
KeywordsBeaches Boats Bridges Buildings Cars Harbours Leisure Time Activities Motor Vehicles Parks Recreational Facilities Tourism Transport Urban Areas
LocalWestgate Margate Ramsgate Herne Bay Minnis Bay Broadstairs
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionMary Haddow
CameraMary Haddow
ParticipantsFred Haddow
FormatColour Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This colour film includes a series of views featuring the Thanet coastline in Kent, showing towns and beaches with holiday makers. Locations include Westgate, Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs.


The films shows Westgate beach scenes, gardens, the Carlton Cinema in Westgate (Playing: Carry on Constable). There are scenes of the town, the Winter Gardens and the clock tower.

In Ramsgate there are scenes of the Harbour, concert hall and model village. The seaside at Herne Bay, Hampton and Minnis Bay is followed by scenes at Broadstairs, town and sea front.


A colour still image taken from TID1036, showing one of the filmed inter title slides for the film. The section for broad stairs, shows the word 'Broadstairs' written using wooden ice lolly sticks on a patch of grass, flanked by a bikini bra above the word and the bikini bottoms below the word.