The Beatles and The Cavern Club – Liverpool

Liverpool’s Cavern Club opened on 16 January 1957 as a jazz club, later becoming a centre of the rock and roll scene in Liverpool in the early 1960s. It is the cradle of British Pop Music. Impressively, 60 years after it’s foundation, it survives and thrives as a contemporary music venue. The Beatles first played here on Thursday 9 February 1961 and after this performance they made another 291 appearances at the club. The Cavern Club celebrated its 60th year in 2017 and their ethos has very much been about the Past, Present and Future. The events celebrate the history … Continue reading The Beatles and The Cavern Club – Liverpool

Radio & Film Festival, London, April 2019

The very best of British Television gathered for a weekend at the BFI Southbank in London. There were various panels, special screenings, Q&As and of course, many stars. I’ve attended ‘From the BFI Archive – David Bowie’ screening which was a collection of clips featuring David Bowie performing and in conversation. John Wilson is a British journalist who joined this screening and shared some of his personal stories about David Bowie. Check out this video of what John Wilson and his co-host (the person who put this montage together) had to say about Bowie and the process of collecting unique … Continue reading Radio & Film Festival, London, April 2019