did you know?
- Southbank Centre was built in 1951 as part of the Festival of Britain, an idea put forward by the Labour Government as a ‘Tonic to the Nation’ following the ravages of the Second World War.
- Royal Festival Hall was the first post-war building to become Grade 1 listed and the only building to survive from the Festival of Britain.
- Their packed programme promotes over 5000 events every year, taking place across their 85,000m2 site.
- A beautiful garden sits on the roof of the Queen Elizabeth Hall, filled with wild flowers, vegetable patches...and a bar.
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