in Royal Festival Hall - in the beginning of the 1950's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

I remember my uncle's account of a free concert he attended, before the actual opening of the Festival Hall. As well as the playing of orchestral items, guns were fired in order to test the accoustics.

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1442419299285 accessed: 24 June, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive, http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/about-us/history-and-archive/southbank-centre-archive)

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Various

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1950's
Medium live
Listening Environment in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Wed, 16 Sep 2015 17:01:39 +0100
Approved on Tue, 08 Dec 2015 18:37:13 +0000