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Growing Up With Punk + Nicky Weller + The Dublin Castle Rock And Roll Book Club + Julie Hamill + DJ Tony Bugbear


Dublin Castle

94 Parkway NW1 7AN London

Gig Description

Growing Up With Punk is a beautifully presented coffee table book packed from cover to cover with celebrity memories paying tribute to the bands that inspired an entire generation…… Written by Nicky Weller, Barry Cain, Russell Reader and Den Davis who brought you Growing up with …The Jam and ‘About the Young Idea’ Exhibitions and Published by Nicetime inc Ltd. A host of household names from the world of music, Rat Scabies, Hazel O’Connor, Billy Idol, Glen Matlock , Paul Weller, Bruce Foxton, Rick Buckler, Hugh Cornwell, Captain Sensible, Clem Burke, Toyah, Gaye Advert, plus fitting tributes to the bands and the time and the stars the punk movement inspired, including Shirley Manson, Jilted John (aka Graham Fellows) to actors and media personalities including Mike Read, Gary Bushell, Martin Freeman, Fred Armisten and many many more. Heart-warming personal recollections, accolades and unseen photos, including Virginia Turbett, Jill Furmanovsky and Martyn Goddard, this really is a must read for any music fan. With a punk era DJ set topping and tailing tonight’s proceedings, Julie Hamill interviews Nicky Weller on stage in the world famous Dublin Castle, where so many of the afore mentioned people have previously soaked up the mojo. We will invite questions from the audience and you can purchase the book and get it signed by Nicky her good self.  “Punk was both a political and social movement. I fitted into the social side of it. The community was the first time I experienced people listening to my ideas without being openly scornful to my face. Punk was my refuge and my home.”

Source: Dublin Castle website

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