in Royal Festival Hall - the 1950's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

We came to the pre-opening concert with my parents.  My father, William Thomas Hall, was Secretary at the LCC to the architect who designed the Festival Hall.  He worked for the LCC-GLC from the time he was 14 until he was 74  (apart from World War 1 service).  We have named choir seats for him and my mother and, look forward to enjoying many more visits with our children and grandchildren!

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 15 April, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

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Pre-opening Concert at Royal Festival Hall

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, 09 Nov 2015 16:56:38 +0000
Approved on Thu, 21 Jan 2016 11:13:34 +0000