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The 1992 gathering led to a wave of controversial legislation targeting free parties, Roma and New Age travellers.

On the 30th anniversary of seminal UK rave Castlemorton, free party veterans have been drawing comparisons between the infamous Criminal Justice And Public Order Act 1994 (CJA) and new legislation targeting protests. From May 22nd through 29th, 1992, tens of … Continue reading

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A Succession of Repetitive Beats

A Succession of Repetitive Beats. BBC Radio4 8pm o 14th May 2022 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0017f1b Political journalist Tom Barton recalls the rave that changed Britain, at Castlemorton Common in May 1992. In the weeks leading up to Castlemorton, New Age Travellers had … Continue reading

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Everybody In The Place – An Incomplete History of Britain 1984 -1992 by Jeremy Deller

Some of my piccys from 42:49mins Originally aired on BBC Four 2nd August 2019 – an excellent acid house documentary by Jeremy Deller. Acid house is often portrayed as a movement that came out of the blue, inspired by little … Continue reading

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