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. Lancashire .U.K.
Friday May 5th to Sunday May 7th 1972.
The Villager Collection .
Photo Galleries: Film stills
The Festival shops and resources area
I have ZERO recollections of this part of the site, no rememberances of tents or buying ANYTHING apart from beer and chips the entire weekend.
Taken during one of the rare sunny periods.
Thsi may be the Haydock brass band, altho there are not that many tubas and traditonal brass band instuments in sight here.
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Updated May 2023
- Film Stills still taken from an 8mm film shot by a local May 2023
- The Rouchon Collection : a wonderful, large collection of images from the festival from start to finish and which covers most aspects of the festival.
Grateful Dead : Photos, setlist,tapes, transcript, eye witness reviews. Updated April 2023
own Bickershaw saga. Updated June 2021
from the mud :More eyewitness accounts from intrepid Bickershaw veterans. Updated with new photos June 2021
French Review new June 2021
intended programme and the artistic dropouts
Express- Bickershaw edition,includes site map New!
photographs from Roger Hutchinson -New!
festival publicity handout
Festival Runs at a Loss
of tickets . New Sept 22nd 2001
stills from BC'S 8mm footage of Bickershaw !
Adverts in the press
of all artists who performed at the festival . Band personnel , known tapes
and setlists . Updated Jan 2011
photos : Wishbone Ash, Kinks, Family, Captain Beyond, New Riders, Country
site photographs updated Nov 2004
Beefheart : Setlist, tapes, reviews, photos
encounter with Captain Beefheart at Bickershaw:
by Charles Gee
of Captain Beyond at Bickershaw
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