Monthly Archives: June 2021

Fight for the right to party

For a brief moment, at vast and lawless raves such as Castlemorton, a generation glimpsed an alternative way of life. Speaking to survivors of the early 90s free party scene, Tim Guest tells the story of how the state crushed … Continue reading

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Homebass

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Privacy International launches new guide to resisting high tech police surveillance

It is possible in the near future that attendance at a protest, or a ‘trespass’, might constitute an offence. It thus follows that the police would look for coroberating evidence to back up such a charge … and obviously surveillance … Continue reading

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Freedom to Dance

#freedomtodance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xmMDhFNHZo

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Spaceballs

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Observer : Raves from the grave: lost 90s subculture is back in the spotlight

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Raves from the grave: lost 90s subculture is back in the spotlight

Driven by a ‘groundswell’ of young devotees and fortysomething nostalgia, a series of events is celebrating the youth movement James Tapper Sat 26 Jun 2021 18.00 BST It is perhaps one of the most ignored subcultures in modern British history, … Continue reading

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‘They thought we were terrorists’: meet Joe Rush, the master of mutoid art and king of Glastonbury

The punky master of outsider art was once a pariah, thrown out of Britain for his anarchist ways. Now, he’s a national treasure. Joe Rush relives 40 years of sticking it to the ‘straight world’ “They thought we were terrorists,” … Continue reading

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The Police Bill – new threat or just lazy racism?

Johnny Eastleigh looks at 500 years of attempts by parliament to create outlaws of the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller population It’s no news to any of us anymore that Romany people were targets of the Egyptians Act 1530. The Act went … Continue reading

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Sound System ‘Hall of Fame’

I get a mention, under ‘AUXILIARY FREE PARTY SERVICES’Cheers chaps xxAlan Lodge (Tash) -Free festival Photographer, free festivals these days are host to freeparty rigs https://alanlodge.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=10157865597136716 ENTER The HALL of FAME…………….OVER 30years of FREEPARTY RIGSThe list is no doubt … Continue reading

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“We Are People Too”: A blog by Chris McDonagh on growing up as an Irish Traveller

Chris McDonagh is a Campaigns Officer at Friends, Families and Travellers. Chris is an Irish Traveller and grew up travelling around the United Kingdom. Here he writes on his personal experiences of growing up within the Travelling community, both good and … Continue reading

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Red Nails

https://www.instagram.com/nhs.blood.drive/ Nails painted RED today. In support of NHS and blood charities. #TalkingRed Guide To Getting Involved / ActivitiesHold a red themed event – cocktails or mocktails/cupcakes or traybakes!Paint it RED – your nails not the town! Why not use … Continue reading

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50 Years of the Misuse of Drugs Act

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The acid house

A look at Britain as a producer of illegaldrugs, Peter Simonson revisits the 1970s, when a remote Welshmansion was home to the world’s biggest LSD factory. If you were to ask the man on the proverbial Clapham omnibuswhere the majority … Continue reading

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Resisting Anti-Trespass

An exploration by two Brighton artists on the potential effects of criminalising trespass in the UK.3rd year student project. University of Brighton

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Hot sunny Saturday afternoon in Nottingham

Hot sunny Saturday afternoon in NottinghamMy Samsung S10 recently updated to allow wide-angle shooting in still and video. This is a another messing about to check on width and exposure adjustment from bright to shadows …… 4K Video 3840 x2160

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Newspaper – news cuttings artworks

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Nottingham in Wide-Angle, hot sunny day

Nottingham in Wide-Angle, hot sunny dayMy Samsung S10 recently updated to allow wide-angle shooting in still and video. This is a first messing about to check on width and exposure adjustment from bright to shadows …… 4K Video 3840 x2160

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New zines and posters in my Shop

Have recently added a few more zine titles to my shop and some A2 ‘arty posters’. Please check ’em out. https://alanlodge.co.uk/index.php/shop

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Zine 39 Stoney Cross, June 1986

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