1 edition of Festival of Britain, 1951 found in the catalog.
Festival of Britain, 1951
|Contributions||Lloyd"s of London., Festival of Britain (1951)|
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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 planned to be. 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.
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. Festival of Britain Commemorative Anniversary. Rare sterling silver pendant and chain oxfam shop keswick a guide for the main event, the south bank exhibition. a great original item of festival of britain memorabilia/ephemera. festival only used 2 or 3 times. Small wear - please see pic.
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An artist's impression of the South Bank Festival of Britain site (Leonard Bentley) The Festival took pride in Britain’s past, but also looked to the future. New structures were erected to house exhibitions exploring Britain’s landscape, British industry and science and the British character.
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This book is the first to present the story of the Festival of Britain, held inthrough its souvenirs.5/5(2). About this Item: Arts Council of Great Britain Festival of Britain, Commemorative Book of Programmes,Notes and Texts,with a foreword by Ralph Vaughan Williams and eight essays by Dennis Arundell,Arnold Goldsbrough,Norman Platt,Michael Tippett,p,Percy ,and by the editor, Watkins paperback covers,x7ins.,94 pps.,9 plates,illustrated front.
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.
Festival of Britain Catalogue of an Exhibition of 18th-Century Scottish Books at the Signet Library, Edinburg. Published for the Scottish Committee of the Festival of Britain and the National Books League by the Cambridge University Press, Scottish Committee of the Festival of Britain.
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Lavishly illustrated, the book is an indispensable guide to the Festival of Britain, its objects and their meanings in the twenty-first century. The Festival of Britain The Festival of Britain in provided a much needed dose of colour, excitement and fun in post-war Britain.
At the end of World War Two an exhibition was proposed that would commemorate the Great Exhibition of and provide a ‘tonic to the Nation and a welcome break from austerity, it was seen as an opportunity to re-define ‘Britishness’ and engender a Followers: Buy Tonic to the Nation: Festival of Britain, First Edition by Banham, Mary, Hillier, Bevis (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
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Festival of Britain 'A tonic for the nation' It was described as a "tonic for the nation" but what was the Festival of Britain all about and what were its organisers trying to achieve. The Skylon was a futuristic-looking, slender, vertical, cigar-shaped steel tensegrity structure located by the Thames in London, that gave the illusion of 'floating' above the ground, built in for the Festival of Britain.
A popular joke of the period was that, like the British economy of. 3 R.C. Richardson, «Cultural Mapping in The Festival of Britain Regional Guidebooks» Literat 9 A series of 13 guides to regional areas was however produced, based on pre-war guides which had been sold to newly affluent middle-class tourists, but those produced in were different in that they depicted "ordinary" Britain alongside the usual picturesque : Moya Jones.
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