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V&A’s 60s Underground day/night

Looking for something different to do on a Wednesday? To coincide with their current 60s exhibitions (pictured), the unusual surroundings of London’s V&A Museum hosts 60s Underground Lost and Found, which it claims is a chance to "re-live the 60s underground scene with a day and night of Northern Soul, Bluebeat, Ska and Rocksteady rare classics" on Wednesday 9th August 2006.

All events are free and drop-in except where specified.

Lecture Theatre (13.00-18.00)

Showing of the film Whitby Weekender by John Cussans and Ellen Cantor and Becks Prize Winning art installation film Long After Tonight by Matt Stokes followed by talks and discussion on the Northern Soul scene – with independent film maker John Cussans, Ady Croasdell of the 100 Club and Kent Records, and Keb Darge of Kaydee Records.

Raphael Gallery and Madejski Garden (18.30-21.45)
Take to the dancefloor to some 60s sounds, courtesy of Andy Smith (Jazz Cafe and document series), original Sound System pioneer Gladdy Wax, Ady Croasdell (100 Club), Keb Darge (KayDee Records) and Revival Selectas Tighten Up Crew. Also featuring the Emashie dancers and Northern Soul dancer Tricksta.

After club: Jazz Café, Camden, London (23.00 – 2.00)
After club at the Jazz Cafe £5 special rate with V&A voucher, limited offer on a first come first served basis.

To find out more about the event and the V&A, visit the V&A website.