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Kent's Sporting Memories Book Cover


Front cover of Kent's Sporting Memories, a new book created by the Kent's Sporting Memories project celebrating the recent history of sport in east…

Alan Taylor, Folkestone Boxing Day Dip, Sunny Sands, 2008, 2010.

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Photographs of Alan Taylor at the annual Folkestone Boxing Day Dip at Sunny Sands in 2008 (fancy dress) and 2010 (winner of 'Oldest Dipper' prize).

Alan Taylor, winner of the 'Cod Cup' at the Folkestone Boat Festival, October 1950

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Photographs (and an associated press cutting - Folkestone Herald, October 1950) of a 14-year-old Alan Taylor, who in October 1950 won Folkestone Boat…

Dover Road School Swimming Gala, 1948

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A photograph taken of the Dover Road School swimming gala in 1948, which was held at the open air swimming pool in Folkestone. Alan was a member of…

Folkestone Swimming Pool, c. 1938.

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A photograph of the now-defunct Folkestone open air swimming pool in approximately 1938. The pool was officially opened on 11 July 1936, and…