60s fashion/Mini skirt-Beat Girls
Television's 'Beat Girls' dance troupe - Dee-Dee Wilde, Lorelly Harris, Diana South, Babs Lord, Penny Fergusson and Felicity Colby - "take off" at London Airport, where they were leaving for Venice with the Luvvers pop group. They are schedlued to perform at a lavish party planned by Universal Pictures after the premiere of 'Farenheit 451', the official British entry at the Venice Film Festival. * Wearing dazzle-striped mini-skirts, white sweaters and white boots. Sixties fashion (60s). Mini skirt.
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British Pop Music - The 1960s - The Beat-Chics - London - 1964
We've had everything else, it seems. Now it's the girls' turn. The turn of The Beat-Chics - six girl graduates of the Ivy Benson Band.All are professional musicians, who can read, write and score music and, judging by this picture, do all their own portering.They are to appear at The Cabaret Club in Manchester.Left to right: Moira Page, 23, saxophonist, from Dublin; Christine Lee, 21, drummer, she's from Colchester, Essex, Mary Cullen, 23, organist, from Limerick, Eire; Una Mellor, 23, bass guitarist, from Sevenoaks, Kent; Lesley Arden and Anne Bridgeman, 23 year old lead guitarists.
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Shipyard Strike - Tyneside - 1957
A brass band leads striking shipyard men through Wallsend-on-Tyne to a mass meeting at a recreation ground. More than 200, 000 men are involved in the strike, which has paralysed Britain's shipyards. Travelling in the opposite direction are export cars en route to Tyneside docks for shipment to Scandinavia. Strikers are calling for a 10 per cent increase in wages.
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