British Crime - Gangs - Mods and Rockers - Brighton - 1964
Police take away a youth when a large crowd of mods gathered on the beach in Brighton, as holidaymakers watch the scene from the promenade. It was a scene repeated a number of times at the Sussex resort, where gangs of mods and rockers clashed. * ...during Bank Holiday periods.
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British Royalty - Queen Elizabeth II - Bournemouth - 2004
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II meets three beach lifeguards on Bournemouth Pier in Dorset. During her day in the county experiencing the joys of the English seaside and learning about the essential role of those who keep the coastline safe, the Queen, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, also visited the Lighthouse arts centre and opened a new Lifeboat College at the RNLI's headquarters in Poole.
British Holidays - The Seaside - Brighton - 2000
A sunbather on an empty Brighton beach, East Sussex. Rain could stop play across Britain spoiling test cricket, music festivals and August holiday plans. Local flooding is predicted as heavy rain moves across England and Wales. *... Play in the fourth test match between England and the West Indies at Headingley looks set to be severely disrupted by heavy showers. Meanwhile, music fans will be hoping the V2000 festival, played across two venues in Essex and Staffordshire and featuring acts like Macy Gray, Travis and All Saints, does not turn into a damp squib.
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