Childrens Beach Events Mid 1950s

A Memory of Broadstairs

I can remember organised races and games, promoted by the publishers of 'Sunny Stories' and the Hulton Press comics, which took place on Viking Bay or Louisa? Bay. You needed to have a copy of one of the papers to participate; in my time it tended to be the 'Swift'.
The Punch and Judy shoes put on by a guy called Rollo (I think) were a bit violent.
I can't remember it raining, either. If it did, I'm sure we blamed it on contemporary atomic bomb tests.

A memory shared by Peter Yates , on Sep 14th, 2008.

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