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People of Dover - All the Fun of the Fair

A Fair on Dover Seafront in the early 1930s. A Fair on Dover Seafront in the early 1930s. Dover Beach c.1900. Dover Regatta in the 1920s. Spectators crowd the beach. Dover Pageant 1908. Held in the grounds of Dover College it depicted Dover through the ages. It took 18 months to prepare with 2000 people taking part. Another 600 people worked on costumes, armour and weapons. County Cricket Week c.1905. Crowds enjoying the cricket in the sun of an Edwardian summer at Crabble Athletic Ground. A Street Party at East Cliff, 1945. Celebrating the end of the Second World War. VE Day Revellers, 8th May 1945. Celebrating the end of the Second World War in front of the the Town Hall.
A fair on the Seafront, cricket, the regatta, the 1908 Pageant and  celebrating the end of the Second World War, the people of Dover at leisure.     Click on the photos for more information.  
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