in Royal Festival Hall - the 1950's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

In the late 50s I came here to attend a Polish "Harvest Festival" Ball organised by the London Polish community. I was in a Polish Folk Dance Group at the time and we were invited to demonstrate one of our dances and to join in the general dancing. It was a wonderful evening, ending at 5am. I do remember that the pillars seemed odd things to have dotted round a dance floor! I now live in New Zealand and always come here when I visit London.

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1447682393839 accessed: 28 February, 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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Polish Folk music

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1950's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 13:59:54 +0000
Approved on Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:41:13 +0000