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“It’s never too far” : The inside story of Castlemorton – History’s most infamous rave

Read an excerpt from DiY founder Harry Harrison’s new book, Dreaming in Yellow: The story of DiY Soundsystem WORDS BY: HARRY HARRISON | EDITED BY: GEMMA ROSS | PHOTOS BY: ALAN LODGE 7 MARCH 2022 Never has there been a … Continue reading

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Tash on festivals, free party, rave, Castlemorton, Stonehenge, Beanfield etc etc … and so on…. DJ Mag

Castlemorton 1992: photographing the illegal rave that changed UK dance music forever This week marks the 30th anniversary of the biggest and the most infamous illegal rave that ever took place: Castlemorton – a week-long, 20,000-person party deemed so anarchistic … Continue reading

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An earlier example of pictures for a DiY article in DJ Mag 1992

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DiY Sound System: Anarchist Ravers of Castlemorton : Vice Video

Including 25x of my pictures, supplied to illustrate the background to this material and interviews. “Someone called us 72 hour party people. It would start on Saturday and finish on Tuesday.”In the 1990s, no one partied harder than the raver. … Continue reading

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DiY on Snapchat : Vice report

Interviews with lots of my pictures https://story.snapchat.com/p/f9fb2dea-098a-45db-b661-0faf9d1ae688/1380103818647552

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FREE PARTY: A RETROSPECTIVE – The Exhibition 20-28th May

Lost Horizon …FREE PARTY: A RETROSPECTIVE – The Exhibition 20-28th May / 12-6pm / FREE On a hot bank holiday weekend 30 years ago, 20,000 people descended on land in the shadow of the Malvern Hills. What started out as … Continue reading

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Bristol venue to host legendary 90s rave sound systems and DJs at ‘free party’ exhibition

The event at Lost Horizon will bring together some of the most instrumental people from the early 1990s free party scene bristolpost Festivalgoers these days are used to paying hundreds of pounds for the privilege of spending a few days … Continue reading

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Dreaming in Yellow: The Story Of The DiY Sound System – Book Launch

Join us for a live discussion dedicated to the book launch of ‘Dreaming in Yellow: The Story of DiY Sound System”. Written by Harry Harrison, one of DiY’s founding members, Dreaming in Yellow traces their origins back to early formative … Continue reading

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FREE PARTY: A RETROSPECTIVE

FREE PARTY: A RETROSPECTIVEFriday 20th May – Saturday 28th May12-6pm (unless otherwise stated)LOST HORIZON A retrospective of work from key contributors of the time to create a unique collection and reunion. Featuring art, photography, audio, film and interactive mixed media. SP23 (SPIRAL … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dreaming in Yellow by Harry Harrison

Book review from UK Free Parties and Free Festivals 1988-1994 First off, a disclaimer: this review is going to be biased. Why? Firstly, because Dreaming in Yellow is a veritable treasure trove for anyone documenting the free party scene of the early … Continue reading

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One Eye on the Road Slideshow

One Eye on the Road including ….. Free party Clubbing Free Festivals Stonehenge Beanfield Travellers Protest / CJA Reclaim the Streets …… and so on onwards ! Alan Lodge :: Photographer http://alanlodge.co.uk Lightroom Created MP4. Video resolution : 1920 x … Continue reading

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How DiY Sound System blazed a trail for the ’90s free party movement

The origins of DiY Sound System date back to a mid-‘80s England that was a very different place to how it is in 2022. In many ways it was an England that was freer than today: you could still squat … Continue reading

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Dreaming in Yellow : The Story of the DiY Sound System

Dreaming in Yellow : The Story of the DiY Sound SystemHarry Harrison book launch at The Angel, Nottingham.Saturday 26th March 2033 Dreaming in Yellow : The Story of the DiY Sound System Harry Harrison book launch at The Angel, Nottingham. … Continue reading

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DiY 30 years. A photographic Exhibition

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New documentary on history of the uk’s free party movement is in the works

A Kickstarter campaign has been launched to help the documentary get released BRIAN CONEYTHURSDAY, MAY 20, 2021 – 11:34FacebookTwitter A new documentary exploring the history of the UK’s Free Party Movement is in the works. Free Party: A Folk History … Continue reading

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