A political rally held by the fascist Oswald Mosley in 1959
The following is taken from Wikipedia
Shortly after the 1958 Notting Hill race riots, Mosley briefly returned to Britain to stand in the 1959 general election at Kensington North. Mosley led his campaign stridently on an anti-immigration platform, calling for forced repatriation of Caribbean immigrants as well as a prohibition upon mixed marriages. Mosley’s final share of the vote was 8.1%
Two years later when working for the Daily Mirror, Alisdair caught another positioned image of Oswald. more satisfyingly
Crowds gather to see the consecration of St. Etheldreda Church on Fulham Palace Road.
18th October 1958
Crowds gather at the Albert Memorial beside the Albert Hall before beginning a long march to the Aldermaston in protest against the Atomic Weapons Establishment.
There were a series of marches from the mid 1950’s to mid 1960’s.
Members of the Stonyhurst-Barat Youth Club demonstrate against its closure.
Not sure where or exactly when this is. I know it would be 1958-9 but the closest I can get to a location is the telephone area code for the club which is Park.
Any info gratefully received.
Tension mounts as the doors for the Barkers department store sale are readied and opened.
Barkers is now Whole Food on Kensington High Street.
Crowds gather to enjoy some bank holiday entertainment in Wormholt Park, White City.
A further set from another bank holiday in 1959 can be found here
Crowds (and police) gather to hear speakers urge the people of Portobello Road to resist the 1957 Rent Act.
This is on the corner with Blenheim Crescent which has seen little major change to the buildings between then and now.