Playpower: 1960's Counterculture and the Summer of Love
FREE event as part of the Portsmouth Festivities
Playpower: 1960's Counterculture and the Summer of Love

Playpower: 1960's Counterculture and the Summer of Love

Tuesday 20 Jun 2017 - FREE event as part of the Portsmouth Festivities

This marks the 50th anniversary of the Monterey Pop Festival and ‘Summer of Love’. Bruce Barthol performed at Monterey with Country Joe & the Fish. The other events/acts offer a local perspective; the title comes from the underground magazine Oz.

16.00 Book Launch – Dave Allen (Autumn of Love)

16.30 Film Launch – Nigel Grundy (Portsmouth 1960s Documentary)

17.30 New exhibition opens about 1967

19.00 Q&A with Bruce Barthol (Monterey Pop, San Francisco)

19.45 Scarlet Town

20.30 Bruce Barthol

22.00 Finish approx.

Entry by a tube of Love Hearts if you believed, or Humbugs if you didn’t. To be donated to a children’s charity.

Please feel free to attend as many or as few events as you like.

Car Parking Discounted parking tickets are available online or at the box office.
Drinking Kindly note no flash photography or iPads are allowed, and neither is externally bought drinks or any liquids - only certain food will be allowed. See our House Rules for more info.

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