in Royal Festival Hall - between the 1960's and early 21st Century

from Southbank Centre Archive:

One of the most delightful evenings my husband ever spent was at a Christmas production of the Nutcracker - when we introduced our 7 year old niece to the delights of the ballet. The whole evening was magical, not least because of the party like atmosphere and the many little girls dressed up as for a party and so full of excitement and anticipation. My second memory is sadder but nevertheless special to the Festival Hall.  My husband and I had enjoyed visits for 4 decades but in December 2003 we paid our last visit together as…   more >>

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 27 May, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Ballet Suite, The Nutcracker, Op. 71a
written by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1960's and early 21st Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Fri, 06 Nov 2015 18:44:08 +0000
Approved on Sat, 16 Jan 2016 19:36:26 +0000