& Arts @ St John Waterloo
festival of britain 1951
celebrating the 70th anniversary
“The Scene Below Can Be Imagined…”
The Shot Tower at the Festival of Britain of 1951.
William "Bill" Gear (1915-1997)
The London Group (TLG) is teaming up again with Waterloo Festival over two exhibitions at this year's edition, later in June. We both...
#Festivalcast: Walking the Festival
An audio-tour of the South Bank site as it looked at the Festival of Britain of 1951. Led by Alan Powers and Elain Harwood, of the Twentieth
Britain ’21: Coming up for Air
An outdoor exhibition in the Churchyard of St John's Waterloo, by The London Group.
On this day... (3rd May)
On the 3rd of May 1951 the Festival of Britain was opened by King George VI at the footsteps of St Paul's Cathedral. This was one of the...