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Briggate looking towards the Headrow and the junctionwith New Briggate. (City Centre) (1 comment)
Colour image6th October 1999. View of Briggate looking towards the Headrow and the junction with New Briggate. Left of centre is the 1932 Lewis's building which became Allders in 1996. Allders in the Headrow has since closed and plans are in place for the re-development of the building. Right of centre is the Odeon Cinema, now a Primark store. The trees visible are in St. John's Churchyard. Advertising for Leeds Film Festival straddles the top of Briggate.
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British Legion Show, Odean Cinema (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated, Concert staged by the British Legion, sponsored by the Yorkshire Evening News. The stage of the Odeon Cinema has flag bearers, servicemen and women and in front a line of officers and civic dignitaries. The Lord Mayor is possibly Albert Hayes (1943/44).
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Festival of Britain Information Bureau official opening at the Odeon Cinema (City Centre) (4 comments)
Black & White image1st 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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Headrow looking East (City Centre)
Black & White image1947. View of the Headrow looking East. On the left is the 1932 Lewis's department store, one of the largest in the North, then the junction with New Briggate with the Odeon Cinema which also opened in 1932, on the corner. A Tetley's sign for the Horse and Trumpet public house is just visible, right.
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Headrow looking East (City Centre)
Black & White image1947. View of the Headrow looking East, showing the Odeon Cinema at the junction with New Briggate. It opened as 'The Paramount' in 1932 and could seat 2590 people. The name was changed to the Odeon in 1940. Here, the Odeon is showing a pre-release presentation of 'So Well Remembered' with John Mills. Above the junction with Briggate on the right is Grant's Furriers.
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