Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Here’s some sunny scenes from the seaside town of Whitstable in Kent, taken last year when a small festival was taking place by the harbour.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable is about an hour and half from London by train, with the harbour a short walk from the train station. Here you can see the fella in the hat confidently planning his route into town.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Patriotic plastic windmills.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable is famous for its oysters.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Here’s some views from around the harbour:

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

The beach was very busy.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Some brave souls take to the water.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable Yacht Club.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

A crushed canoe.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Local architecture.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Oyster shells everywhere!

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Old Neptune pub.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Lo-fi street art.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Relaxing at the Windy Corner Stores.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

A very young solder marches past.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Beach huts.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

A quintet of singing fishermen/woman.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

A rock and roll band lurked between the boats.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

A big wooden hamburger on a pole.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

The Oyster Eating competition in progress.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

The crowd cheer on the contestants.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Diving off the pier.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Petting a parrot.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Taking in the view.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Beach huts looking out to sea.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Lifeguard hut.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Clouds and contrails.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Stop Me And Buy One. A mobile ice cream vendor pedals by.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Taking in the last rays of the sun.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Harbour at sunset.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Town shops.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Fancying a pint, we popped into the Royal Naval Reserve – and inside there was mayhem!

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Although the clientele were clearly no longer teenagers, they partied very hard indeed to the DJs – it was a great atmosphere inside the pub!

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Ghost signs.

Whitstable photos: beach scenes, singing fisherman and an oyster eating competition

Waiting for the London train, Whitstable station.

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Beach scenes and harbour views of Whitstable, Kent