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You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70

WHEN:

From 10th September 2016 to 26th February 2017
Open Today, Paid Entry

WHERE:

Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL

WHAT:

This major exhibition will examine the late 1960s as a moment when youth culture drove an optimistic idealism, and motivated people to come together to question the established power structures across every area of society. Through objects relating to music, fashion, film, design and politics, an immersive soundtrack and theatrical three dimensional design, it will investigate the cultural upheavals and the changes within the law that took place during those five revolutionary years.

The spine of the exhibition will be a musical odyssey through some of the greatest music and performances of the 20th century, from Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change is Gonna Come’, to The Who’s ‘My Generation’, to Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock; and will focus on particular moments or environments that defined the cultural and social vanguard of the period, including clubs and counterculture, the Paris protests of May 1968, World Fairs, the Woodstock Festival of 1969 and communes on the West Coast of America.

Upcoming Opening Times

Thu19 Jan 2017All Day
Fri20 Jan 2017All Day
Sat21 Jan 2017All Day
Sun22 Jan 2017All Day
Mon23 Jan 2017All Day
Tue24 Jan 2017All Day
Fri27 Jan 2017All Day
Sat28 Jan 2017All Day

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What People Say

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Great 60s Exhibition at the V + A . We was there 2 hours + still didn't see everything. Going to go again x https://t.co/mgIEFzcFQb
Twitter userJeffrey munday – 3 days ago
Loved the exhibition @V_and_A all about the @60's and the transforming mix of #music #politics #fashion and #drugs… https://t.co/iFgzn8sK3l
Twitter userMark Joy – 2 weeks ago
We Loved the Revolution exhibition ❤️@V_and_A a must for music & fashion fans of the 60s & 70s 🎤👗 https://t.co/oFy5bB41Yu
Twitter userIt's Vintage Darling – 2 months ago
#V&A #exhibition #soyouwannastartarevolution is a brilliant mix of #music #fashion #art #thoughts. Go see it. https://t.co/4AbJAnu2Fh
Twitter usersupper at suzy's – 2 months ago
'You Say You Want a Revolution?' - great 60s exhibit at Victoria and Albert Museum with clothes, music, films, rock posters, everything I love!!!
xxx Anna
Facebook userAnna Sui – 2 months ago
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