Dagenham Festival, 1951 – Part 1

This week’s film shows part of the celebrations held for the 1951 Festival of Britain in Dagenham. Celebrations were held up and down the country with different events in different areas celebrating Britain.

This particular clip focuses on a football match held between Chadwell Heath and Briggs. The commentator notes that they have high hopes for Dagenham’s youth football teams, and how true they proved to be!

This film has sound so turn up the volume, and enjoy the film.


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