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Bring back the Festival of Britain…

Driving home the other day I heard something on the radio about the South Bank putting on some celebrations to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Festival of Britain. This apparently includes trying to find the remains of the Skylon, a futuristic, cigar-shaped steel structure that became the abiding symbol of the Festival.

Two brightly-painted Forte’s Festival Food J-types (registration numbers OBH 118 and OBH 745) worked as supply vehicles in the Festival Pleasure Gardens at Battersea Park. Wouldn’t one of these be a great thing to recreate…