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Fifty years on

Residents of the Lansbury Estate, Leaside, added spice to a seminar marking the 50th anniversary of the Festival of Britain. Held at Tate Modern, 'Revisiting the Festival of Britain' was a key event in the Lansbury festival, with residents from the estate, described as the 'living architectural element of the Festival of Britain', arriving by charabanc. They were decidedly cool about the Festival Hall, however, calling it scruffy and shoddy. One preferred Tate Modern's home, the original ...

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