Beside the Sea: Britain's Lost Seaside Heritage

Beside the Sea Britain s Lost Seaside Heritage From the Victorian era to the early years of the s summer in Britain meant a mass exodus as millions of Britons boarded steam locomotives and charabancs to swap the drudgery of life in the count

  • Title: Beside the Sea: Britain's Lost Seaside Heritage
  • Author: Sarah Freeman
  • ISBN: 9781781313053
  • Page: 239
  • Format: Hardcover
  • From the Victorian era to the early years of the 1960s, summer in Britain meant a mass exodus, as millions of Britons boarded steam locomotives and charabancs to swap the drudgery of life in the country s industrial heartlands for the fleeting pleasures of the coast.Through the stories of than twenty of the most popular destinations from Brighton and Bournemouth onFrom the Victorian era to the early years of the 1960s, summer in Britain meant a mass exodus, as millions of Britons boarded steam locomotives and charabancs to swap the drudgery of life in the country s industrial heartlands for the fleeting pleasures of the coast.Through the stories of than twenty of the most popular destinations from Brighton and Bournemouth on England s south coast to Portobello in Scotland Beside the Sea steps back in time to relive the heyday of the Great British seaside.What it discovers is a cultural and architectural golden age A time when the grand hotels, ballrooms, holiday camps, piers and amusements were thronged with visitors during high season An era when the variety acts who packed out the theatres and music halls were among the most famous names in the land And a world in which the beach meant fish and chips, donkey rides and bathing suits, not palm trees, bikinis and white sands.Combining stunning archive photography with memories from people who worked, or holidayed at these resorts, Beside the Sea celebrates a forgotten time and place in British life, and offers a lament for the magical beachfronts that have since fallen into decay, or been wiped away by developers.

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