Friday, 27 January 2017

Friday is Rock'n'Roll London Day: Red #Dansette at the @V_and_A

Friday is Rock'n'Roll London Day! Join the Rock'n'Roll London walk this (and every Friday) afternoon at 2:00p.m meeting at Tottenham Court Road Station



DC Editor Adam writes…




You've got about a month left to catch the excellent You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966 - 1970 exhibition at the V&A. I'll be posting my last-chance-to-see review next week.

In the meantime, just one observation…

At the V&A you will see a record player identical to this one



It's a Dansette Popular from around 1962. The one in the pic is my own (no pics allowed at the V&A show, I'm afraid) and it's still going strong. I still use it regularly.

NOTHING makes one feel quite so old as seeing one's own stuff in a museum.

If I may make a signage suggestion to the V&A… perhaps a notice, akin to the ones that make us aware of strobe lighting or adult content, worded along the lines of "Warning: Parts of This Exhibit Will Make You Feel Like A Right Old Fart".



Full info on You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966 - 1970 at the V&A (booking strongly recommended) can be found here: www.vam.ac.uk/exhibitions




The Rock'n'Roll London tour meets this afternoon at 2pm, Tottenham Court Road tube

Here's the trailer for the tour…





The Rock'n'Roll London walk is ONLY London Walk with its own dedicated comic book! Written by Rock'n'Roll London guide (and Daily Constitutional editor) Adam it's available in both print & digital formats at the London Bookstore online: londonbookstore.myshopify.com











A London Walk costs £10 – £8 concession. To join a London Walk, simply meet your guide at the designated tube station at the appointed time. Details of all London Walks can be found at www.walks.com.




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