Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Home > Europe > United Kingdom > England > Essex > Southend on Sea

Hundreds of Whitsun trippers to Southend-on-Sea, Essex, found it too chilly

Hundreds of Whitsun trippers to Southend-on-Sea, Essex, found it too chilly


Photo Prints
Jigsaw Puzzles
Poster Prints
Canvas Prints
Fine Art Prints
Metal Prints
Cards
Home Decor


We accept all major credit cards

Memory Lane Prints

Wall Art and Photo Gifts from Memory Lane

Hundreds of Whitsun trippers to Southend-on-Sea, Essex, found it too chilly

Hundreds of Whitsun trippers to Southend-on-Sea, Essex, found it too chilly and unsettled to spend their times on the beaches. So thy made for the Kursaal - the well known amusement park. The dodgems and roundabouts were very popular but the Big Dipper, the Waterchute and the rock and roll tubs carried most of the easy spending trippers. 9th June 1957

Bob Hope
Daily Mirror
Mirrorpix
Southend-on-Sea
Essex
England
DM J3952

Media ID 21813889

© Mirrorpix

1957 Amusement Park Essex Fairground Funfair Ride Rollercoaster Southend Southend On Sea


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> Europe > United Kingdom > England > Essex > Southend-on-Sea

> Europe > United Kingdom > England > Essex > Southend on Sea

> Memory Lane Prints > Mirror > 1100to1199 > 01147


EDITORS COMMENTS
This print captures the essence of a bygone era, as hundreds of Whitsun trippers flock to Southend-on-Sea, Essex in 1957. Despite the chilly weather and unsettled conditions on the beaches, these eager holidaymakers sought refuge at the renowned Kursaal amusement park. The fairground's array of thrilling attractions proved irresistible to these easy-spending trippers. As laughter filled the air, dodgems and roundabouts spun with delight, providing endless entertainment for young and old alike. However, it was the Big Dipper rollercoaster, Waterchute slide, and rock and roll tubs that stole the show - drawing crowds who were ready to embrace an adrenaline rush like no other. In this snapshot frozen in time, we witness a moment when carefree joy triumphed over any concerns about temperature or weather conditions. It serves as a reminder that even during uncertain times, people have always sought solace in simple pleasures and cherished memories created through shared experiences. Bob Hope's lens immortalizes this scene from Southend-on-Sea's vibrant past - a testament to an era where amusement parks held an enchanting allure for those seeking respite from everyday life. This print transports us back to a time when funfairs were synonymous with leisurely escapades filled with laughter and excitement – capturing a slice of history that continues to evoke nostalgia today.

MADE IN AUSTRALIA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

FREE COLORIZATION SERVICE
You can choose advanced AI Colorization for this picture at no extra charge!

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Cart.



redeem
Beautiful Photo Prints and Gifts
image
Professionally Printed
thumb_up
Professional quality finish
diamond
Made with high-grade materials
inventory_2
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival



Related Images


A group of girls at the fairground at Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
A group of girls at the fairground at Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
Crowds enjoying the Chair-O-Plane at the Tolworth Fun Fair in 1934
Crowds enjoying the Chair-O-Plane at the Tolworth Fun Fair in 1934
Portrait of the painter Mikhail Aleksandrovich Vrubel (1856-1910), 1900s. Artist: Mate (Mathe), Vasily Vasilyevich (1856-1917)
Portrait of the painter Mikhail Aleksandrovich Vrubel (1856-1910), 1900s. Artist: Mate (Mathe), Vasily Vasilyevich (1856-1917)
Martin P6M-1 SeaMaster
Martin P6M-1 SeaMaster
Man study room older man writing spring hand sits
Man study room older man writing spring hand sits
USA, Pennsylvania, Longwood Gardens. Hibiscus flower interior
USA, Pennsylvania, Longwood Gardens. Hibiscus flower interior
Battersea Park Fun Fair showing the Big Dipper at night during the Festival of Britain
Battersea Park Fun Fair showing the Big Dipper at night during the Festival of Britain
Visitor enjoying big dipper and other rides at the Festival of Britain pleasure gardens
Visitor enjoying big dipper and other rides at the Festival of Britain pleasure gardens
Jive Championship at Haringey dance hall in London, June 1956 Dance Contest
Jive Championship at Haringey dance hall in London, June 1956 Dance Contest
Children playing at the fun-fair at Roundwood Park, Willesden. London, August 1952
Children playing at the fun-fair at Roundwood Park, Willesden. London, August 1952
Holiday scenes in Brighton, East Sussex on the Whitsun bank holiday. 15th May 1964
Holiday scenes in Brighton, East Sussex on the Whitsun bank holiday. 15th May 1964
The Hoppings fair, held on the Town Moor in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Hoppings fair, held on the Town Moor in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

+

Shipping

+

Choices

+

Reviews

+

Guaranteed




Related Collections


Southend-on-Sea
Southend-on-Sea
Browse 259 Prints
Southend on Sea
Southend on Sea
Browse 170 Prints
01147
01147
Browse 38 Prints