Summer of love 50 years on – London then and now



The summer of love is perhaps most closely associated with San Francisco’s hippy movement, which reached its zenith in 1967, but a similar phenomenon was seen in many other parts of the world that year, particularly in London.
It was a summer during which Procol Harum released A Whiter Shade of Pale, The Beatles put out All You Need is Love, and Pink Floyd were playing psychedelic gigs at the UFO Club in Tottenham Court Road.
Berkeley Square The small patch of of green dotted with park benches in the middle of Mayfair is one of the West End’s most expensive and exclusive areas. The square... read more

 
31 August 2017 in Art & Culture, Views: 52
Source: Guardian
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