in Royal Festival Hall - the 1960's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

In 1951 I was 13 years of age in the May and attending Drury Falls Secondary School, Hornchurch, Essex, I also belonged to the Choir. Our school choir was among the various choirs that sang for the opening of  the Festival Hall. I still have the badge. The thing I remember most was all the glass, we had never seen so much glass, in fact one of the members of our choir walked into a door, because at that time no one had thought to put dots or markers on them to make them more visible. Attending the 50th Anniversary Concert brought back all the memories. My husband is a member 279094. 

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

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

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Experience Information

Date/Time the 1960's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:13:15 +0000
Approved on Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:31:43 +0000