National Geographic : 1948 Mar
"There's your answer in black and white..." SAID THE STANFORD ou ask what decided us to come to Britain? PROFESSOR Why, man, look about you. We came in search TO THE of old-world scenes like LF E this one. Isn't it reason , SUFFOLK FARMER enough? "Back home, I teach history-but I'm always ready to learn some. Where can I do that bet ter than in Britain? Your local color isn't simply on S the surface. Here, every lane and field and hillside S has seen history in the making for 2000 years. iF ii3 "Then-let me confess it-we were curious to see 1 - with our own eyes how you British were getting on. It's been wonderful to find conditions so much S)i better-and people so ut much happier-than any of us dreamed of. "Everywhere we've - been met with courtesy and kindness. And what ,a welcome we were given Gu1 by the friends my boy " | made over here during -J the war. It might have ee been their son returning. "Yes, we'll take back / lots of happy pictures of this country. From our -. . cameras-and in our hearts." FOR SCENERY FOR SPORTS FOR PAGEANTRY FOR INTERESTS IN THE PRESENT AND INTEREST IN THE PAST BRITISH TRAVEL ASSOCIATION, Tourist Div. of the British Tourist and Holidays Board, 475 Fifth Avenue, N.Y. 17, N.Y. MARCH: Ski-racing, Scotland- 13th-14th. MAY: Exhibition-Royal Academy Summer Rugby-Scotland vs England-20th • Oxford- Art-Ist (till August 8th) * British Industries THRILLING Cambridge Boat Race- 24th * Children's Fair-3rd-14th . Royal Windsor Horse Show Royal Academy-30th (till April 19th) " Rac- -13th-15th * Golf-Ladies' International EVENTS ing-The Grand National Steeplechase. Match (Curtis Cup), Southport-22nd * Chel sea Flower Show-26th-28th. IN APRIL:ShakespeareFestival-15th(tillOcto- JUNE: London Music Festival * Racing, 1948 ber 2nd) * Centenary Industrial Exhibition, The Derby, The Oaks-Ist-4th * Royal Horse Wolverhampton- 17th-24th * Bath Asseinbly Show-10th-12th " Antique Dealers' Fair - 21st (till May Ist) * Shakespeare Birthday IOth-25th * Racing-Royal Ascot-15th-18th Celebrations-23rd * Football Association * Pageant, St. Albans-21st-26th * Lawn Cup Final-24th. Tennis Championships-21st (till July 3rd). Many additional events and celebrations are scheduled for these four months alone. Your Travel Agent can furnish further details.