Catch up: Festival of Britain 70th Anniversary: Battersea Pleasure Gardens
This is a recording of the event that took place on Thursday 6th May2021
Festival of Britain 70th Anniversary: Battersea Pleasure Gardens. Presented Geoffrey Hollis and Elain Harwood
To mark the 70th Anniversary of the Festival of Britain, Geoffrey Hollis and Elain Harwood will talk about the 1951 Battersea Pleasure Gardens – ‘Art and Elegance in Abundance’ .
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The C20 journal Festival of Britain with an essay by Becky Conekin on the gardens can be bought at a discounted rate of £10 in the C20 shop.
Above: Battersea Pleasure Garden, detail from artist’s impression published in the Illustrated London News, May 12th 1951.
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