18th October 1958.
Image shows HM Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Party, including HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Princess Mary the Princess Royal, and the Earl and Countess of Harewood, in the audience at the Leeds Centenary Musical Festival at Leeds Town Hall. After the first Musical Festival was held in 1858, the city had to wait until 1874 to host its second one, but after that it became a triennial event.
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