FESTIVAL PUBS OPEN AT 4pm

REFUSING applications from eight licensees in the Woodhouse Moor area of Leeds for extended hours, Mr J R Hibbart, chairman of Leeds Licensing Bench today said they were asking for 11½ hours of continuous drinking facilities during the visit of the Festival of Britain Exhibition in Leeds from June 23…

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LEEDS AREA FESTIVAL GIRL

Tingley Girl’s Success. Sybil Noble, a nineteen-year-old girl, of 6, Back Fenton Street, Tingley, will represent the Leeds district in the “Miss Festival” area finals to be held at the Odeon Theatre tomorrow. A tall brunette, Sybil won the Leeds final held at the Gaumont Theatre, Leeds, and was also…

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Leeds Festival: 3 weeks of music

Three weeks of British music are to be featured from next Saturday as part of the Leeds Festival of Britain celebrations. The programme, describing in detail the 20 important musical events, was published to-day. It is compiled by Mr Maurice Miles, conductor of the Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra, and the City…

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BIG FESTIVAL PROGRAMME FOR LEEDS

When the Princess Royal arrives in Leeds on Saturday to open the travelling Festival of Britain Exhibition on Woodhouse Moor she will be welcomed by the Lord-Lieut of the West Riding, the Earl of Scarborough and the Lord Mayor, Lieut.-Col. F. Eric Tetley. A distinguished gathering will also include the…

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Ready to make festival

A ROSE-COLOURED sky over Leeds yesterday evening raised my hopes of a fine day for the opening of the festival of Britain celebrations in the city. With a wise respect for the vagaries of the English summer, Leeds has delayed the Festival until the eve of Midsummer’s Day. If we…

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