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Festival of Britain 1951

Festival of Britain 1951

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Published by Lloyds Bank .
Written in English


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ContributionsLloyds Bank.
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Open LibraryOL19720167M

  The guide-books concluded with the sentence “The Festival of Britain belongs to As with all the guide books for the various festival exhibitions, the guide book to the Science Exhibition has a wealth of adverts for companies and industries associated with the theme of the exhibition. The original exhibition was attended by eight million people and was designed to be a post-war celebration of the nation, and saw the construction of the Festival Hall as well as the long.

This political ambivalence towards the Festival is confounded by the popularity of the Festival amongst collectors, social historians and anybody interested in post-war British culture and society. This book is the first to present the story of the Festival of Britain, held in . The Festival of Britain was opened by King George VI on 3rd May , six years after the end of World War II.. The festival was designed to celebrate the best of British art, design and industry and raise the nation’s spirits after the austerity of the war years.

12 results for festival of britain coins Save festival of britain coins to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Unfollow festival of britain coins to stop getting updates on your eBay Feed.   saw London host the Festival of Britain. It was to be a celebration of the centenary of the Great Exhibition and aimed to be a “national display illustrating the British contribution to civilization in the arts, in science and technology, and in industrial design”1. The Festival was centred “around the twin themes of land and the people of Britain”2 and was .


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Injust six years after World War II, Britain’s towns and cities still showed the scars of war that remained a constant reminder of the turmoil of the previous the aim of promoting the feeling of recovery, the Festival of Britain opened to the public on the 4th Maycelebrating British industry, arts and science and inspiring the thought of a better Britain.

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