A sleeping visitor to Bath for the 1970 Bath Blues Festival and a Mexico World Cup poster
3 3 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

A sleeping visitor to Bath for the 1970 Bath Blues Festival and a Mexico World Cup poster

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Description

The city banned the use of the Recreation Ground after the furore from the previous year's event. The festival moved to the Bath & West Show ground at Shepton Mallet. Fairport Convention, Pink Floyd and Steppenwolf, Santana, Frank Zappa, Canned Heat, Jeferson Airplane and The Byrds played in front of a crowd of 200,000. Among the audience was a young farmer, Michael Eavis who, the following year, organised his own music festival at his farm in Pilton near Glastonbury. Located by Claverton Street just West of the junction with Lyncombe Hill,
 

Image Reference

19848
 

Collection Reference

Z / X
 

Original Width (mm)

252
 

Original Height (mm)

202
 

Collection Location

Bath Central Library
 

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