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1950s London and the Festival of Britain

Saturday 15 June - Saturday 15 June

  • Time: 11:00 AM - 16:00 PM
  • Days of Week: Saturday
  • Course Code: LN19303
  • Subject: London
  • Level: SUITABLE FOR ALL
  • Tutor: Dr Michelle Johansen
  • Max students: 16
  • Number of Sessions: 1
  • Status: Available/A
  • Cost: £29.00 to £39.00
  • Concs. : £29
What new technologies were on display at London’s South Bank during the 1951 Festival of Britain? What types of refreshments were enjoyed by Festival visitors?

This micro-history session provides an immersive introduction to a forward-looking public event in post-war ‘austerity’ Britain. The wider social and historical context is also examined, covering themes such as housing, leisure and gender.

For more information about this course and what you will learn, see the course outline.

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