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65262 Masonic Festival, Olympia (Aug 1925)

Description of Photograph

Photo of the legendary Lyons-catered 'Masonic Festival' fundraising lunch at Olympia in August 1925.  This event broke the World Record for the largest sit-down catered event, feeding 7,250 people a 5-course  meal, and held the record until the Queen's 90th Birthday lunch in 2015.. (Apparently they even got all the washing-up done and cleared away the same day).

Collected by Peter Bird as part of his research for his book LEO - The First Business Computer (1994).

Date: August 1925

Physical Description: 1 photographic print; black and white

Archives Hub References: CMLEO/PB/PH/7/65262

Other References: DCMLEO20190123001

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Photograph of 65262 Masonic Festival, Olympia (Aug 1925)

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