AffiliationUniversity of Chester
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AbstractOcean Beach Rhyl was published by Café Royal Books in an edition of 150 in 2014, and was edited by Craig Atkinson, founder of Café Royal Books. It was reprinted in 2020 in an edition of 250. Ocean Beach Rhyl is one of four Café Royal Books by Clarke dedicated to the topic of the seaside town of Rhyl, North Wales and is part of Clarke's larger project that documented family holidays in Rhyl. It also marks the beginning of Clarke's exploration of his photographic archive that dates from the early 1980s. The subject is the fairground Ocean Beach, a major attraction at the seaside resort, which opened in 1954 and was demolished in 2007.
CitationClarke, S. (2014, June). Ocean Beach, Rhyl. Southport: Café Royal Books.
PublisherCafé Royal Books
DescriptionIt is composed of 14 black&white photographs taken in the 1980s and 1990s. The book Ocean Beach Rhyl has been exhibited in several exhibitions. It is included in two of the box sets of 100 Café Royal Books titled Archive and is in the collection of major institutions.
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