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