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Last update Jan 2012.

The Eighth National Jazz and Blues Festival

9-11th August .
Kempton Park Racecourse.

Pre Festival Hand out : Marquee club. 

The famous Marquee Club in Soho was intimitely involved in the organisation and presentation of the Festival, thus the hand out below distributed before the Festival advertising the line up.

1968 National Jazz and Blues Festival .


  • Pre festival hand out from the Marquee club.
  • Festival Program (added Jan 2003 )
  • Camp site map and regulations. (added Jan 2003 )
  • Festival poster
  • Festival list of acts
  • My account of the festival part 1.
  • My account of the festival part 2.
  • Recollections of attendees
    Photo galleries of the bands.
  • The Nice.
  • Crazy World Of Arthur Brown.
  • Joe Cocker and the Grease band.
  • Incredible String Band.
  • Fairport Convention .
  • Traffic.

  • The early festivals.

    You can find out the complete line ups of the first festivals if you follow the links below, but otherwise information is fairly limited.

    Festivals 65-83

    Most of these have fairly complete documentation .

    Richmond 1965
    Windsor 1966
     Windsor 1967
    Sunbury 1968
    Plumpton 1969
    Plumpton 1970
    Reading 1971
    Reading 1972
    Reading 1973
    Reading 1974

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