in Royal Festival Hall - between 1953 and 1974

from Southbank Centre Archive:

We have so many memories it is difficult to make a choice.

However, our first must be 1st June 1953, the night before the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth. We were part of a Charity Group that arranged one of the earliest Charity Balls at the RFH which we called the Coronation Ball. It was held in the foyer ballroom with Joe Loss & Edmundo Ros and was a fantastic success. In 1971 we saw Frank Sinatra, introduced by Princess Grace – a wonderful, …   more >>

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 25 June, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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band music performed by Joe Loss & His Orchestra
Frank Sinatra Concert performed by Frank Sinatra

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1953 and 1974
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Sat, 05 Dec 2015 20:32:03 +0000
Approved on Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:51:14 +0000