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The Refugees who made the Festival of Britain

5 May 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Siegfried Charoux, The Islanders, Festival of Britain, 1951

Online Talk

On Wednesday 5 May at 6pm, to mark the seventieth anniversary of the Festival of Britain, design historian Harriet Atkinson, author of The Festival of Britain: A Land and Its People (2012) and contributor to Insiders/Outsiders; Refugees from Nazi Europe and their Contribution to British Visual Culture (2019), will give a talk about the disproportionately and perhaps surprisingly large contribution made by former refugees from Nazi Europe to that landmark cultural event of 1951.

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5 May 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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