in Royal Festival Hall - 1969

from Southbank Centre Archive:

My mother's first memories of the RFH date back to 1953, when she came down specially from Yorkshire to visit her aunt. They were shown round by a very enthusiastic lift attendant , who explained what was going on at each level. My parents returned to live in London, where my mother had been born and brought up and, after the arrival of my brother and me, she began to go to concerts every week or so. In 1969 my mother took me and my best friend to "The Nutcracker". I can remember every detail of that night - the neon lights as we approached from the Hayward Gallery, my bright red woollen …   more >>

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 22 June, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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The Nutcracker

Experience Information

Date/Time 1969
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Mon, 21 Sep 2015 13:27:53 +0100
Approved on Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:06:40 +0000