Sandgate is one of those places you visit because it has a lovely little beach just yards from the High Street. And then when you find out more about the places, the people, the history – you may feel inclined to make a little video about it to capture those memories.
So here are some of those videos from You Tube and other sources about Sandgate history, people and places – for you to enjoy:
How Sandgate Farmers Market evolved to cope with Covid 19 – Audio recording David Cowell interviewed by Academy FM (a little background noise at the end, of talking)
Sandgate At War A Pavement Pounders CIC WWII oral history project.
What is SteamPunk – H.G. Wells’ Home Sci-Fi Author: A light hearted video about HG Wells in Sandgate and how he inspired modern day sci fi.
Hattie Jacques’ House Sandgate Folkestone Kent – Carry On Films: A light hearted video about Hattie Jacques time in Sandgate.
Sandgate’s oldest cobbler retires at 93 after 75 years: A BBC News item tribute to local scoutmaster and cobbler Fred Moore when he retired
Diamond Jubilee Beacon at Sandgate, Folkestone, Kent: A lovely video made by local photographer Colin Jon
The Gurkhas – Freedom of Sandgate 2008: Meridian news item
The Olympic Torch comes to Sandgate 2012: Filmed by local photographer Colin Jon
Forever Sandgate: An Audio Visual featuring a poem by Linda René-Martinentitled “Forever Sandgate” realisation by Melanie Chalk CPAGB Photographer Sandgate Kent
Ramsays Kitchen Nightmares 03×02 Sandgate Hotel 3: In February 2006 Channel 4 screened Gordon Ramsay’s “Kitchen Nightmares” where he visited The Sandgate Hotel.
Sandgate & Hythe – places to go fishing, South East Coast, England, Britain (vid published 2014 – parking charges may now apply)
Time Team Sharpes Redoubt: A documentary that focuses not only on Shorncliffe Redoubt and Time Team’s three-day dig at the redoubt, but also the history surrounding the site.
David’s Sandgate compiled by David Cowell: In People, Prose and Poems