Although much is always made of the Southbank Exhibition in London the Festival was very much a national event with cities, towns and villages organising and promoting their own festivals, events or celebrations. Often these events resulted in a lasting legacy for the community, although with the passage of time some of these have since been lost. Perhaps you know of a commemorative plaque or structure near you - if you do then please email a picture and details of it to the 'admin' via the contact page so we can add it to the gallery.

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Welcome to the website of the Festival of Britain Society

Formed in the late 1980s by four like-minded friends the Society is open to anyone with an interest in any or all aspects of this 'Tonic to the Nation'.

Membership of the Society entitles members to four well produced newsletters a year, a Spring and Autumn Convention (normally held in The Royal Festival Hall) and access to the knowledge base contained within the membership.

You can download a membership application from the contact page.