History

Mod has a rich heritage, a good amount of which you’ll find in this section. Whether it’s from the early 1960s or the mod revival era and into the 1980s, we’ll be looking to feature it. If you have anything relevant or want our story told, do get in touch with us.

Coming soon: Odds & Sods – Photographs of Paul Hallam (See-W publishing)

by Modculture 26 August, 2015

If you caught a glimpse of the photos in the mods episode of Street, Sound & Style on Channel 4, then you might be interested to get an even closer look courtesy of Odds & Sods – Photographs of Paul Hallam. Continue Reading

Coming up: Mods edition of Street Sound and Style on Channel 4

by Modculture 13 May, 2015

Thanks to everyone who has sent in a reminder that Street Sound and Style is on Channel 4 this week. Continue Reading

eBay watch: Mods issue of The Sunday Times Colour Magazine 1964

by Modculture 30 April, 2015

It’s one of those much sought after mod items – and someone knows it judging by the price of The Sunday Times Colour Magazine from 2nd August 1964. Continue Reading

From Rats to Rudeboys – Steve Barrow and the Mods

by Modculture 16 April, 2015

Clarks is doing more heritage stuff, including From Rats to Rudeboys – Steve Barrow and the Mods. Continue Reading

eBay watch: Issues 5 and 10 of The Mod magazine

by Modculture 23 March, 2015

Usually these come with a high asking price, but issues 5 and 10 of The Mod magazine on eBay right now are more affordable – but there are issues. Continue Reading

eBay watch: 1960s Stamford Hill mods edition of Town Magazine

by Modculture 15 January, 2015

It was the subject of an exhibition back in 2012, but if you want the original, there’s a copy of the 1960s Stamford Hill mods edition of Town Magazine on eBay right now. But it doesn’t come cheap. Continue Reading

Modernist Revival book returns in a second limited edition

by Modculture 21 November, 2014

We did feature this some weeks back and not long after, it sold out in ‘record time’ for the publisher. But worry not, as the Modernist Revival book has returned, alongside an exhibition and limited edition prints. Continue Reading

BBC One to screen Mods and Rockers Rebooted documentary

by Modculture 17 August, 2014

I suspect it isn’t going to be up there with the Mods, Rockers and Bank Holiday Mayhem doc on BBC Four, but if you can tune in, the Mods and Rockers Rebooted documentary on BBC One should be worth checking out. Continue Reading

eBay watch: Collection of original 1960s Mods Monthly magazines

by Modculture 5 August, 2014

Not one random copy of Mods Monthly, it seems that someone is selling a batch of these things on eBay right now. Continue Reading

Now on YouTube: Timeshift – Mods, Rockers and Bank Holiday Mayhem

by Modculture 9 June, 2014

It didn’t last long on the BBC’s iPlayer catch-up service and if you lived outside the UK, you probably couldn’t see it at all. But thanks to YouTube, everyone can watch Timeshift – Mods, Rockers and Bank Holiday Mayhem either for the first time or again and again. Continue Reading