Memories of Birchington
In the 1950s we called ourselves "Wolf Cubs" and I remember being taken in the back of a removal lorry with all our camping gear for a week long camp with the 4th Bexleyheath Cubs at Birchington. Although it was supposed to be a "camp" in fact we all stayed in a hut but spent most of our ...Read full memory
this is my 3rd attempt to record this. My grandparents honeymooned in Minnis Bay in 1925. Just before WW2 my Dad stayed at the Minnis Bay hotel as a Marine Commando and did some training prior to D Day Landings. Does anyone know where the hotel was? Apparently there was a parade square outside.
The ice cream here was superb it was called 'ABSOPURE' as far as I can remember , I was in Birchington last year 2013 & wanted to visit the Ice Cream parlour but it was closed which was a disappointment for me Happy memories of Birchington in the 50's with my dear Nan & Granddad & great ...Read full memory
We use to stay at my Aunts in King Edward Road Birchington. My Dad lived in Dunstan Ave Westgate as a boy. Most of the family were in the local brass band and so it was our duty to go and listen on a Sunday afternoon. We had a visit to the Quex park and of coarse to the local cream parlour which served delicious ice creams.