Beginnings: 1960s - Roundhouse - Celebrating 50 Years

BEGINNINGS: 1960s

The era of freedom of expression and liberation had arrived in London. Skirts were shorter, clothes were brighter, hair was higher and rock ‘n’ roll sent thrilling vibrations throughout city. Arnold Wesker saw the huge potential of the Roundhouse and in 1966 it opened with a wild party, featuring a little known band called Pink Floyd. Also, discover more about The Dialectics of Liberation, the provocative International Times and view image galleries of a sultry 60s Camden.

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