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Festival of Britain

Festival of Britain

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


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A clean tight copy of the programme for the Festival of Britain. 96pp plus adverts. A robustly bound clean copy. In addition inlaid into the programme is a 4pp guide to the Festival entertainments on offer in June of in the Pleasure Gardens of Battersea Park, in very good condition. Amateur colour film shot by Arthur Green, a Greater London Council Assistant Scientific Officer, recording his visit to the Festival of Britain, South Bank Exhibition, London and the Festival Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Park, London, sometime between 4/5/ and 30/9/

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Festival of Britain by Paul Rennie (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Book Description. Long remembered chiefly for its modernist exhibitions on the South Bank in London, the Festival of Britain also showcased British artistic creativity in all its forms.

Plan or illustrated map of the Festival of Britain Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Park, London, It appeared in the Sphere magazine in 2 June – a special edition to mark the Festival of Britain that year – and highlights the attractions and events in the park. Front cover for the Festival of Britain guide book. Picture: GETTY IMAGES. Advertisement. Previous. Image 2 of Next. Advertisement. Follow TelegraphPics on Twitter.


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Festival Of Britain [Festival Of Britain] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Festival Of Britain. The Festival of Britain: A Land and its People is a detailed survey of a country rebuilding itself and provides a vital chapter in the history of British design.' (Creative Review) 'This book does a wonderful job of describing what went on behind the scenes and why the exhibitions were such a great success.5/5(5).

The Festival of Britain, The official book of the Festival of Britain, Unknown Binding – Import, by Festival of Britain (Author) See all 2 formats Author: Festival of Britain. This book is the first to present the story of the Festival of Britain, held inthrough its souvenirs.

These objects were produced to commemorate The Tonic to the Nation. Retrospectively, they testify to the enormous popular appeal of the Festival/5(3). Summary: The Festival of Britain,left behind more memories than solid structures. This collection of essays brings together the recollections of those who took part with studies of personalities such as Sir Gerald Barry, the main London sites at South Bank, Battersea and Lansbury, and some of the many activities outside London.

A Festival of Britain Exhibition organised by the Institute of Contemporary Arts by arrangement with the Arts Council of Great Britain. FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN. Published by Arts Council of Great Britain.

My Collections. Festival of Britain: Books, Brochures, Leaflets etc (14) "Postcards and related collectibles of the Festival of Britain" By George Simner and Bill Tonkin Published "The Festival of Britain - A list of information sources" "The Official Book of the Festival of Britain" Price 2/6d "South Bank Exhibition Guide Book.

The Skylon Tower, Festival of Britain The main site featured the largest dome in the world at the time, standing 93 feet tall with a diameter of feet. This held exhibitions on the theme of discovery such as the New World, the Polar regions, the Sea, the Sky and Outer Space.

The Festival of Britain: A Land and Its People. The Festival of Britain in transformed the way people saw their war-ravaged nation. Giving Britons an intimate experience of contemporary design and modern building, it helped them accept a landscape under reconstruction, and brought hope of a better world to come.

Harriet Atkinson is author of ‘ The Festival of Britain: A Land and Its People ’, published by IB Tauris. The University of Brighton Design Archives is an internationally significant scholarly resource focusing on British design and global design organisations in the twentieth century.

• An illustrated book on the Festival of Britain, edited by Alan Powers, will be published next month by the Twentieth Century Society, £ The Society is also releasing a video, Brief City, a. The Festival of Britain is remembered as an uplifting moment for a nation recovering from war.

Iain Sinclair, who visited it aged eight, reflects on the celebrations to mark its 60th anniversary Author: Iain Sinclair. The Festival of Britain emblem, designed by Abram Games, on the cover of the South Bank Exhibition Guide Although it was a national event London, was most certainly at its heart - particularly as the centrepiece of the Festival was constructed on a 27 acre area on the South Bank of.

Skylon (Festival of Britain) The Skylon was a futuristic-looking, slender, vertical, cigar-shaped steel tensegrity structure located by the Thames in London, that gave the illusion of 'floating' above the ground, built in for the Festival of Britain.

Festival of Britain 'A tonic for the nation' It was described as a "tonic for the nation" but what was the Festival of Britain all about and what were its organisers trying to achieve.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Great Britain. Festival of Britain Office. Festival of Britain. London, H.M. Stationery Off.] (OCoLC) 3 R.C. Richardson, «Cultural Mapping in The Festival of Britain Regional Guidebooks» Literat 9 A series of 13 guides to regional areas was however produced, based on pre-war guides which had been sold to newly affluent middle-class tourists, but those produced in were different in that they depicted "ordinary" Britain alongside the usual picturesque : Moya Jones.

Cover of the official guide book to the festival of Britain Science Exhibition, South Kensington, London featuring the iconic image of Britannia designed by Abram Games. The exhibition also marked the centenary of the Great Exhibition of Vintage graphics for editorial use only.

“The Festival of Britain – A list of information sources” By John Kirby Published “A Tonic to the Nation” Edited by Mary Banham and Bevis Hillier Published “A Tonic to the Nation” Leaflet about 25th Anniversary Exhibition commemorating the Festival of Britain “The Official Book of the Festival of Britain” Price.

Images similar to FOT 'Festival of Britain guide book '. Showing 1 - of 5. Festival of Britain Design by Rennie, Paul and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Festival BritainFirst Edition - AbeBooks Passion for books.Festival of Britain: Catalogue of Exhibits.

South Bank Exhibition, Type: Exhibition catalogue. Publisher & Place of Publication: H. M. Stationery Office, London.

Publication Date: Number of Pages: Collection: National Art Library. Collection Physical Description: Festival of Britain catalogues.

Collection Context: Bound volume of catalogues relating to the Festival of. Festival of Britain in colour (HQ).