Month: January 2007

Friday Street back to original venue

Glasgow’s favourite Mod haunt – Friday Street – is returning to its original venue from this month, Blackfriars in Glasgow’s Merchant City. The venue is now fully refurbished with a great dancefloor. Friday 26th JanuaryFriday Street @ Blackfriars Underground36 Bell St, Merchant City, Glasgow10pm till 3am, Admission £5 (£4)60s Soul, […]

Hideaway Club 8th anniversary night

It’s 8 years since everyone’s favourite 60s R&B night – The Hideaway Club in Manchester – first opened its doors – and as ever, there’s a special anniversary night. The Hideaway Club 8th Anniversary Specialupstairs @ The Waldorf Pub,Gore Street (opp Malmaison Hotel),city centre Manchester. Saturday 24th February, 9pm – […]

MoJo Mod-themed snooker cue

When it comes to customisation, snooker cues aren’t the things that obviously spring to mind. But MoJo are offering just that with the Mod-themed snooker and pool cue. What you get is a 2-piece carbon-fibre MoJo cue (apparently more durable than the old wood cues) with a soft case (or […]

British psych prints at the V&A

Last year, London’s V&A hosted a Sixties Graphics exhibition, which featured artwork and design from the period 1965 – 1972, including the work of designers such as Nigel Waymouth, Michael English and Martin Sharp. And if you head over to the V&A site, you can buy reproduction prints from the […]

New Bands: The Gonks

When bands go for a "period" sound, originality usually loses out. Thankfully, that’s not the case with The Gonks. Recently featured on Acid Jazz’s new Hipsters compilation of new mod and garage acts, the band carries off its modern-day take on an authentic 60s beat sound with some style – […]

Soul Britannia at London's Barbican

Following on from the BBC/Barbican collaborations covering jazz and folk, we now have the third instalment on the series – Soul Britannia – which looks at Britain’s extended love affair with black music over the past 50 years. Events are varied and perhaps not all to your taste, but there’s […]

Quadrophenia – the play

Well, we’ve had the album, the film, the book, the live show – and now we have Quadrophenia – the theatrical production. The place to see it is Cardiff’s Sherman Theatre, produced by the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and the first production to get the backing of […]

Revolver Manchester 60s film nights

Long-running Manchester club night Revolver is adding something a little extra for 2007 – film nights. The club, which is resident on Mondays at Manchester’s Roadhouse venue, will feature 60s and 60s-themed movies on the last Monday of every month. The initial schedule is: Monday 29th January: QuadropheniaMonday 26th February […]