Month: May 2009

Gama Clothing 60s Club t-shirts

Gama Clothing has produced a range of t-shirts featuring iconic 60s clubs and other institutions of the decade. The GCT's are 'designed' by DJ and broadcaster Gary Crowley, although as most of the logos are pulled from original 60s artwork, I'm not sure how much designing was actually done – […]

Manchester's Arty Farty Film Club

It just might get even more grim up north when the Arty Farty Film Party in Manchester goes kitchensink for its next event. The events take place every first Wednesday of the month at An Outlet, Dale Street, Manchester, kicking off at 7pm, so by our reckoning, the next one […]

Quoc Pham retro cycling shoes

Cycle to work, but don't want to take an extra pair of shoes? Check out these newly-launched Quoc Pham cycling shoes. British made, the shoes are designed to fit the gap between cycling footwear and casual shoes, with a tapered shape to fit inside a pedal cage, but with enough […]

Blue Note tribute in London

If you happen to be in the capital tomorrow evening (29th May 2009), you might want to check out Ain't No New Thing at Filthy MacNasty's. It's a Blue Note 70th anniversary special, described as 'a four hour musical trip exclusively through the finest music produced on one of the […]

Shakermaker night starts in Leeds

If you like your mod sounds mixed with a bit of indie, you might just launch the new Shakermaker night, which starts in Leeds on Friday 5th June 2009, running from10pm – 3am. Six DJs will spin a mix of indie, mod, 60s beat, soul and ska, throwing in two […]

Hideaway Club Roger Eagle tribute

It's 10 years this month since the passing of Roger Eagle, so to commemorate this date, Manchester's Hideaway Club is offering up its own Roger Eagle tribute. If you didn't know, Roger Eagle, was DJ at Manchester's Twisted Wheel club (at the original home of Brazennose Street '63 – '65) […]

Review: Bed Sitting Room at the NFT

Last week, the BFI and Flipside offered up a rare showing of 60s cult classic The Bed Sitting Room, bringing along cast member Rita Tushingham and director Richard Lester for a Q&A session afterwards. The Scenester was there for the screening and the Q&A, taking notes for a review of […]

Fred Perry Pop Up Shop in London

Looking at picking up some of the designer Fred Perry gear, but don't want to pay the full ticket price? Check out the Fred Perry Pop Up Shop in London's Ganton Street. It has just opened for a limited period – from this weekend past until 21st June 2009, promising […]