11. The Festival of Britain in 1951

In June 1951, sixty years ago, there was a lot of negative talk about Witham’s forthcoming carnival. There were very few entries for the procession and for the competitions, and hardly any decorations were on view. But fortunately everything turned out very well in the end. Two days before the event, the Braintree and Times … Continue reading “11. The Festival of Britain in 1951”