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Spalding's famous Barbecue 67 remembered in exhibition at Weston record shop




Spalding's famous Barbecue 67 will be remembered during a fundraising exhibition over the weekend.

Uptown Vinyl Records Music Shop, inside Baytree Garden Centre, Weston, will be celebrating the 54th anniversary of the event, which brought the likes of Jimi Hendrix to the area.

captures the day when at least 10,000 teenagers poured into the Spalding town centre over the Late Spring Bank Holiday in May 1967 for a music festival that featured artists who went on to become legends.

BBQ 67 at Uptown vinyl records, Baytree.Alan Barnsdale with Baytree's Mark Elliott. (47636826)
BBQ 67 at Uptown vinyl records, Baytree.Alan Barnsdale with Baytree's Mark Elliott. (47636826)

What was Spalding’s Tulip Bulb Auction Hall, now Holland Market shopping centre and service station, hosted a line-up that included Jimi Hendrix, Cream (including Eric Clapton), Pink Floyd, The Move, Geno Washington and The Ram Jam Band, Zoot Money and South Holland-based Sounds Force 5.

A comprehensive display will be set-up in Vinyl Records Music Shop, which will also be selling reproduction posters to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Relief, from Saturday.

BBQ 67 at Uptown vinyl records, Baytree.Alan Barnsdale with Baytree's Mark Elliott. (47636823)
BBQ 67 at Uptown vinyl records, Baytree.Alan Barnsdale with Baytree's Mark Elliott. (47636823)


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