Most people’s views of 60s mods are of effeminate West End dandies. Original 60s mod John Waters gives us the lowdown on a less familiar side of the Mod coin.
Is it easier to find the trappings of a Mod lifestyle today than in the 60s? Rob Parker finds out.
A new exhibition about the Mods has opened at Leicester’s New Walk Museum and Art Gallery – Mods: Shaping a Generation.
Mark, an old Mod from the Shepherds Bush area of West London, gives an insight into the late 70s London scene and the subsequent rise of the Casual movement to Gavin Henderson.
David Dry looks back to his youth in 60s London, and on buying his first scooter, a secondhand Vespa GS 150. Things didn’t go quite as expected…
One of these was up for £230 last year. Not sure if they got that for it, but I do know this one is copy of the Sunday Times Changing Faces issue from 1964 on eBay right now.
There is a rare chance to catch the Swinging London documentary Three Swings on a Pendulum on BBC iPlayer right now.
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.