Southbank Centre Celebrates Festival of Britain with MasterCard

Festival of BritainSouthbank Centre’s celebration of Festival of Britain with MasterCard took place from 23 April 2011 to 4 September 2011. We welcomed over 2.8 million visitors to our site and witnessed hundreds of incredible events and exhibitions.

More than 3000 artists, including musicians, singers, visual artists, dancers, authors, poets, conductors, DJs and comedians took part in the anniversary celebrations, including Ray Davies, Tracey Emin, Lang Lang, Wayne Hemingway, Billy Bragg, Stewart Lee, Philip Pullman, Tony Benn, Sir Colin Davis, Zaha Hadid and Percy Sledge. Around 300,000 visitors attended ticketed events, and 100,000 enjoyed more than 400 free events and activities on offer, including the Museum of 1951 in Royal Festival Hall.

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