Leeds has beaten Manchester

July 14, 1951 | Filed under: Yorkshire Post

With one day still to go, the attendance at the Festival of Britain Travelling Exhibition on Woodhouse Moor, Leeds has exceeded the final Manchester attendance figure of 135,736.

Yesterday’s attendance in Leeds of 4,011 brought the total to 137,967. The total attendance on the equivalent day at Manchester was 130,471. The Exhibition closes in Leeds tonight.