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The Hidden History of White City

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This event has finished Took place on: Sunday, 25th Feb 2024

 £15.00

Discover how a Hungarian impresario, who'd wowed America with spectacular shows, transformed farmland and brickfields into London’s biggest entertainment and sports venue.

In 1908 Imre Kiralfy realized his dream and built a 140-acre complex for exhibitions and amusements, as well as the first purpose-built stadium for the summer Olympics. It was called the Great White City and had a strong imperialist theme.

Ever since, this area of London has been associated with entertainment and leisure. See Television Centre with its iconic 1950s architecture; the UK's first public Japanese garden, built for the 1910 Japan-British Exhibition; the White City Estate; and the memorial to the 1908 Olympic Games.


Contact and Booking Details

This event has finished Took place on: Sunday, 25th Feb 2024

 £15.00

Booking details and information at this website.

Reserve tickets at this website or send an email to iyalondonwalks@gmail.com

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2024-02-25 2024-02-25 Europe/London The Hidden History of White City A walk exploring White City's hidden history as London's go-to venue for exhibitions, entertainment, and the 1908 Olympic Games. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2024/02/25/the-hidden-history-of-white-city-364447 External entrance to Ichiba Supermarket,Westfield London,,London

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External entrance to Ichiba Supermarket,

Westfield London,
London,
W12 7FU

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