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 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.
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.
Miss Smith sells copies of the Peace News on the steps of St Martin in the Fields church, Trafalgar Square.
A political rally held by Alec Douglas-Home on Hammersmith Broadway before the General Election which saw Harold Macmillan achieve the post of Prime Minister.
Douglas-Home would later succeed Macmillan to the role in 1963.