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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 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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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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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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The Secret History of Spiral Tribe

The Secret History of Spiral TribeNot many people know this, but the horse-drawn travelers had a big part in shaping the direction of Spiral Tribe in 1991.Back then we were urban squatters. Occupying empty buildings in London to live, work … Continue reading

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Reclaim the Streets – The Film

Today the word on the street is ‘Occupy’. This is how we used to do it in the 90’s… Imagine 5000 people being taken across London by underground to a mystery location and then transforming a motorway into a sand … Continue reading

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Tash’s Traveller, Festival Rave etc …. Playlist of past broadcast programmes, about it all

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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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Free Party line work

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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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DiY Party

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Party People

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A Slideshow 60mins. 400pics Festivals, Travellers, Stonehenge, Glastonbury, Free Party

A Slideshow 60mins. 400pics Festivals, Travellers, Stonehenge, Glastonbury, Free Party, Policemen and …….. >>

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