Photos: Broadstairs Dickens Festival 2018

Re-enactors from Voices of Victorian London Photo Carole Adams

Crinoline and top hats have been in evidence in Broadstairs this weekend for the Dickens Festival.

The event, which has been held annually since 1937 – barring during World War Two – attracts thousands of visitors to the town for a multitude of events.

Photo Carole Adams

This year’s offerings included the Grande Parade, county fair, living history, a showing of a Yesteryear film at the Palace Cinema, staging of the Old Curiosity Shop at the Sarah Thorne Theatre, music from isle school choirs and acts including Hotsy Totsy and a Dickensian cricket match to name just a few.

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Isle photographer Carole Adams caught some of the fun on camera.