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Thursday, 5 July 2012, 6:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

The Lost World of 1962

Dominic Sandbrook

In this lecture, Dominic Sandbrook, the acclaimed historian of Sixties Britain, marks the 50th anniversary of the City of London Festival by looking back at Britain in 1962. Fifty years on, the Britain of Harold Macmillan, Acker Bilk, Jimmy Greaves and James Hanratty feels like a vanished world. But was life back then really so different?

This is a part of the series of lectures held in partnership with the 2012 City of London Festival.
The other lectures include the following:
   The Grande Messe des Morts and the Absence of God by David Cairns
   City of London Festival Jubilee Lecture by Sir Andrew Motion
   Human Livelihoods Depend on Wild Flowers: Kew's Millennium Seed Bank Explained
   by Dr Robin Probert
   Trading Places and Travelling - Musical Legacies of the Hanseatic League by Dr Geoffrey Webber

dominic-sandbrook

Dominic Sandbrook is a historian and writer. His books include Never Had It So GoodWhite Heat, State of Emergency and Seasons in the Sun, a series of books on modern British History, and a book on the United States during the Nixon, Ford and Carter years, Mad As Hell. He is a regular on television for the BBC and Channel Four, as well as a regular voice on BBC Radio.

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5 July 2012

The Lost World of 1962
Dominic Sandbrook

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