Lido Sands.

Bathing Beauties and Miss Lovely Legs contests!
Fun in the inter-war years…

In its day, a semi-circular lido overlooked by three terraces;
a theatre, dance saloons and sun tier.

The heydays of the Margate Sands Lido are epitomised in Mermaids.
A film made by British Pathe in 1931 depicting a swimwear glamour
and beauty competition.
I’m not sure the bathing belles were big on feminism!

Sands Lido opened 1927, closed 1975.

lostlidos.co.uk / britishpathe.com

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