12 April 1957: Prince Philip s visit to aircraft factory

Prince Philip visits Handley Page aircraft factory in Claremont Road, Golders Green, cheered by a crowd of over 500. He is presented with a model of the new Victor jet bomber by Sir Frederick Handle

12 April 1957: Prince Philip's visit to aircraft factory

Prince Philip visits Handley Page aircraft factory in Claremont Road, Golders Green, cheered by a crowd of over 500. He is presented with a model of the new Victor jet bomber by Sir Frederick Handley Page, a pioneer of British aviation, who founded the factory nearly 50 years ago. A huge notice in the school for apprentices declares: "There is no substitute for work". The recently formed Highgate Choral Society perform Bach's St Matthew Passion in St Michael's Church, Highgate.

Primary school teachers talk of a survey of what children watch on TV. Teachers try to teach that arguments should be settled by peaceful means and reason, but on TV, weapons and thuggery are the thing. Before TV, children might see an unsuitable film every week, now they can see one every night.


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