Tuesday, 27 September 2011
We only just discovered the Royal Festival Hall, and now I tell everyone about it. The Royal Festival Hall is an open building- an unusual thing in 2011 London. A public building that truly is open to the public. You can come and go as you like, 4 floors open to use as you like- to hire out or to just wander around. We did just that, walking the corridors and peering in to rooms, and we discovered a balcony on the top floor of the building overlooking the Thames, with tables and chairs. We rushed to a newsagents to buy some cheap beers and snacks and headed back to sit, catch up and watch the sun set; having met up just before the start of the film 'The Great White Silence' at the BFI.