Tag Archives: freeparty

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 Exhibition – A Retrospective, Bristol

I have pictures in this exhibition, which runs from the 20th – 28th May in Bristol 1-3 Elton St, St Jude’s, Bristol BS2 9EH My main event is on the 28th https://www.showponies.studio/work/free-party-a-retrospective SATURDAY 28TH10am – 1pm – Free Entry to … 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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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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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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“We were young, relentless and skint”: Smokescreen soundsystem celebrates 30 Years

This year, the UK-based free party turns 30 and looks back at some of its most outlandish raves WORDS: GEMMA ROSS, OSBOURNE DANIEL | PHOTOS: ALAN LODGE, MATTHEW SMITH, JENNY PLATES, JORGE & AI 22 FEBRUARY 2022 In April of … Continue reading

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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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Smokescreen Crew, 30 years

In case you didn’t know ,When it comes to the UK free party scene, one of the most prominent Sound Systems over the last quarter of a century has been Smokescreen. Their parties and club nights have become synonymous with … Continue reading

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Jeremy Deller flow diagram – Acid House Vs Brass band.

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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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EXCLUSIVE: PRITI PATEL USED INCORRECT DATA ABOUT ILLEGAL RAVES TO JUSTIFY EMERGENCY POWERS FOR THE POLICE

FEATURES EXCLUSIVE: PRITI PATEL USED INCORRECT DATA ABOUT ILLEGAL RAVES TO JUSTIFY EMERGENCY POWERS FOR THE POLICE An investigation by Mixmag has found that The Met was using a flawed methodology to calculate the number of raves that it was … Continue reading

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Zine Shop: With new titles

Alan ‘Tash’ Lodge, Photography Zine Shop: With new titles: https://alanlodge.co.uk/index.php/shop

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DiY Digs & Woosh Castlemorton 1992

earlier version of tracks with Pete and Rick. Piccys [mostly] by me

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Zine :: Castlemorton Common. May 1992

The annual Avon Free Festival which had been occurring in the area around the May bank holiday for several years, albeit in different locations. [Inglestone, Sodbury Commons etc]. However, 1992 was the year Avon and Somerset Police intended to put … Continue reading

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