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.

Subcultures seminar in London

by Modculture 14 September, 2011

Possibly a little too academic for some and certainly a little last minute. But unfortunately, I've only just got the details through for the Subcultures seminar in London.

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Feature: Modculture turns 10

by Modculture 12 September, 2011

The Modculture website passes the 10-year mark, where do we go from here? Continue Reading

The Prisoners and the Direct Hits (Rotherham ’85) by Mark Ellis

by Modculture 7 September, 2011

Mod DJ Mark Ellis looks back at his first mod event – at the Assembly Rooms in Rotherham. Continue Reading

Ready Steady Gone by Johnnie Taylor

by Modculture 7 September, 2011

Ready Steady Go has gone down in 60s folklore as classic youth TV. But what was it really like? And how was it viewed by those taking part? Johnnie Taylor was there and tells it like it was… Continue Reading

The Real Quadrophenia by Harry Ward

by Modculture 7 September, 2011

Rallies? Pills? Scooters? Soul? Chucking your job in? It wasn’t just in the films as Harry Ward looking back explains… Continue Reading

Beside The Seaside by Johnnie Taylor

by Modculture 6 September, 2011

The Bank Holiday approaches, and thoughts turn to the British seaside. Johnnie Taylor returns to recall his Bank Holiday past. Continue Reading

Saturday Night and I Just Got Paid by Johnnie Taylor

by Modculture 6 September, 2011

Ever wondered what a night out was like in the 60s? Johnnie Taylor looks back on a typical one for him as a mod in 60s London. Continue Reading

From Skinhead to Mod by Carl Spiers

by Modculture 6 September, 2011

Carl Spiers outlines his gradual shift towards the mod scene from earlier skinhead years. Continue Reading

Saturday Night Out by John Waters

by Modculture 6 September, 2011

Ever wondered what a typical night out was like in sixties London? John Waters was there, and gives you the lowdown. Continue Reading

Too Old To Be A Mod? by Claudia Elliott

by Modculture 6 September, 2011

Despite it’s status as a ‘youth cult’, the average age of the Mod scene has never been higher than it is today. The ‘over 30s’ are returning in their droves. Claudia Elliott asks ‘can you be too old to be a mod?’ Continue Reading