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Festival of Britain Information Bureau official opening at the Odeon Cinema

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City Centre
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Leeds Library & Information Services
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TL4 Festival of Britain 1
Festival of Britain Information Bureau official opening at the Odeon Cinema
1st May 1951 The Lord Mayor, Francis Hugh O'Donnell has arrived at the Odeon Cinema to perform the official opening of the Festival of Britain Information Bureau. The Festival of Britain Committee of Leeds City Council had organised a full programme of events, concerts and exhibitions all over the Leeds District to run from the beginning of May until the end of July 1951. The main Exhibition site was at Woodhouse Moor and the opening ceremony was performed by H.R.H. The Princess Royal on the 23rd June 1951.

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