Being sent to borstal wasn’t much fun, but you could still retain your identity as a mod if you tried. John Waters looks at life behind bars for a young offender.
I'm not recommending you buy this unless you happen to be loaded today, but if you are browsing a box of old magazines and see an Observer magazine from 1967 (you've a 1 in 52 chance), you might get lucky with this one. It features what looks like an extensive […]
Think this is a new gallery (although I've seen some of the photos before), so this mods and rockers gallery on the BBC Sussex site is worth a quick look. According to the site, all the images are from the bank holiday riots of 1964 in the area – so […]
Still a few months off, but we thought we'd flag up early the Ready Steady Go Expo (aka Life Through The Eyes of A 60s Mod), which kicks off from April 2011. It takes place at Reading Museum & Town Hall, Blagrave Street, Reading, a collaborative project between Reading Museum, […]
Ok, the title might be a little misleading, but the series of 60s shows we flagged up the other week, Rewind The 60s, has reached 1964/65, which means mods get a look in. If you missed the show, you can watch it again on BBC iPlayer (UK only sadly), with […]
Ok, it could well be rubbish, but if daytime TV is your thing (or if you can be bothered setting a recorder), Rewind The 60s starts next week, running daily at 9:15am on BBC One. It seems to be looking at a year each day, kicking off with 1960/1961, with […]
They did one last year, but now the people behind the Mod Chronicles books have done another calendar for 2011. The 2010 version was images from the books, but the 2011 calendar is slightly different, offering images of classic and vintage scooters courtesy of Peter Roston and Enamel Verguren. Fancy […]
Some real bargains on eBay right now, specifically these mod to late-60s Rave magazines. We have featured the magazine before, a teen/hipster magazine that ran through the 60s and into the early 1970s, with some issues well worth seeking out, especially if the price is right. The price is right […]