Festival of Britain celebrations, Codsall area

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Date:21st of July 1951

Description:The picture shows Marion Winter as the Codsall Festival Queen.

The Festival of Britain was celebrated between May and September 1951 in many towns and villages around Britain.

The Government hoped the Festival would boost the nation’s spirits after the poverty experienced and damage caused by the Second World War.

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Source: Codsall and Bilbrook Local History Society ,  Boulton Paul Aircraft Association

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