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Bathing costumes

Vintage Fashion Guild - Swimwear history

BBC - Swimming costumes through the ages

Fashion at the seaside

Fashion Era - The Victorian seaside - Victorian seaside topics: The Victorian and Edwardian seaside, The changing coastline of Britain, The new entertainment, Class differences between seaside visitors, Sexuality at the beach, New resorts, Winter gardens, Bathing machines, Promenading, Seaside fashions and Early swimwear.

Holiday camps - Butlins

Butlins Memories - Bognor Regis - Excellent site with memories and photographs of Butlins, Bognor Regis.

Ice cream

A brief history of ice cream


West Sussex Past Pictures - Photographs and pictures of all towns and villages on the coast. Type 'beach' in the Quick Search box to find over 400 images.


National Piers Society - Pier Society website with general information and some images of Bognor and Worthing Piers.

Punch and Judy

Punch and Judy
This site explores the history of the puppets and includes many images.

School resources

This Snaith Primary School site includes learning resources and slideshow of images.

Seaside history

Seaside History - A seaside and travel nostalgia site, with information on beach huts, Butlins, lidos and many images.

West Sussex resorts

West Sussex Past Gateway - For seaside towns and village websites, see the West Sussex Past Gateway website 'Links' section.


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