Canvey Carnival, late 1950's

The Kursaal Flyer.

Ian Hawks.

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  • Is this taken with Smallgains corner behind the vehicle, heading towards the Clockhouse?

    By Dave Bullock (23/09/2012)
  • Yes, we parked our cars at Smallgains, Prout and Hawks family to watch the carnival pass.

    By Ian Hawks (23/09/2012)
  • I remember this wonderful machine as the “Kursaal Flyer”, an elaborate advertising device for the famous Southend amusement park and after which the band “Kursaal Flyers” was named.

    By Tony Maguire (23/09/2012)
  • An eight nines Senior Moment’s error, should have headed it “The Kursaal Flyer”, could not remember the name at the time. Thanks Tony

    (I’ve changed it for you Ian)

    By Ian Hawks (24/09/2012)

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