When did the Millennium Dome open and close? It’s diameter and what it’s known as now
Aah the Millennium Dome, a term some younger readers will not recognise but most will remember as a fairly hefty cock-up from the government 16 years ago.
To distract a fearful public from the impending doom of the Millennium Bug, the Labour government invested hundreds of millions into building this beacon of hope for the future.
It housed the Millennium Experience – a set of exhibits which briefly impressed the public, but obviously not enough of them as the Dome closed down just a year after opening having attracted half the amount of punters predicted.
It was a costly exercise and was... read more
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