Nirvana - Nevermind 20 Years On

In Bloom: Nirvana Exhibition. 13th - 25th September The Loading Bay Gallery, opposite Rough Trade Records, Brick Lane, London, E1 6QL September 24th 2011 marks 20 years since the release of Nirvana’s seminal album Nevermind. To celebrate this landmark occasion, London is to host a major exhibition, In Bloom: The Nirvana Nevermind Exhibition, celebrating the music and history of the Seattle grunge luminaries and highlighting the unique relationship this most influential of bands enjoyed with their UK fans. Released in September 1991, Nevermind elevated Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl from a critically acclaimed Aberdeen, Washington, cult band to generational spokesmen who'd… Read More
Rave Flyer

Rave Reunited - Revised Edition of Happydaze Book

A new revised edition of Happydaze by PYMCA photographer Samantha Williams is available. The book has over 200 original photos A personal view of the Acid House Era from 1989 - 1994 Flyers Ravers' memoirs Music Timeline Happydaze - Softcover by Samantha Williams PYMCA are pleased to anounce that we are representing the unique flyer collection from Rave Reunited. Rave Reunited is the website of Samantha Williams. She has dedicated her website to all things Rave and the site includes photos, video, flyers and newspaper clippings. This slideshow requires Adobe Flash Player 8.0 (or higher). JavaScript must be enabled. // Click here to see the full collection Read More
It's Something Hell's

Youth Club presents "It's Something Hell's" - Show Extended

Come and shake it to our latest exhibition.."It's Something Hell's" is a celebration of Rockabilly, Rockers & Teds style past and present *SHOW EXTENDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND UNTIL SEPTEMBER 13TH* 11am - 6pm Mon to Fri (Closed weekends) YOUTH CLUB Kingly Court (Just off Carnaby St) London W1B 5PW The exhibition featuresMr DucktailMiss BettyEster SegarraPlus images from the YOUTH CLUB archive by Tim Scott, Leonie Morse, Robin Maddock, Richard Braine, Ted Polhemus and many more... Facebook Event Drinks kindly provided by Asahi beer Read More
young souls

Dean Chalkley presents 'Young Souls' - New print available - Show Extended!

Due to popular demand Dean Chalkley's Young Souls Exhibition at the Youth Club Gallery has been extended until Tuesday 16th August! Exclusive limited edition prints from Young Souls will be exhibited at YOUTH CLUB from 21st July – 16th August. YOUTH CLUB2.1 Kingly Court (Just off Carnaby St)London W1B 5PW OPENING TIMES MON to FRI - 11AM - 6PM SAT - 1PM - 6PM SUN - CLOSED Famed for his iconic portraits of the world’s brightest music stars and compelling snapshots of youth subcultures, Chalkley’s latest body of work is presented by Art, Fashion and Culture media title 125 magazine. View the Young Souls short film Working to a theme based around Religion, Chalkley’s Young Souls touches… Read More

Youth Club at Vintage 2011

YOUTH CLUB is featuring heavily at this year's Vintage Festival down at the Southbank in London We will be decorating the Warehouse Space and celebrating the origins of rave culture deep in the bowels of the Southbank Centre. The display will feature key images from the early Acid House and Rave scenes from photographers including Dave Swindells, Peter J Walsh, Tristan O'Neill plus many more. YOUTH CLUB will also be represented in the Classic Album Living Room displaying prints from the archive. Visitors will also be able to purchase prints and books from the YOUTH CLUB stall at the North/South Divide Pub. The Warehouse brings Britain’s distinctive dance culture and DJ history to the… Read More

Youth Club Opens New Gallery Space

Youth Club has just opened a brand new gallery space in Carnaby in the heart of central London. Inside Job: June 30th - July 19th Launch event, Thursday 7th July 6pm - late The first exhibition in the new space is Inside Job, a collaborative exhibition showcasing highlights from Lawrence Watson's world renowned photographic portfolio featuring music legends from rock, hip hop & brit pop and a selection of jackets from bespoke streetwear label House of Billiam. The centrepiece of the exhibition is a YOUTH CLUB commissioned House of Billiam varsity jacket (below) in trademark YOUTH CLUB colours with the lining made from an iconic photograph taken by long-time YOUTH CLUB contributor Lawrence… Read More

FOCUS // FLASH // RECORD exhibition

The City Arts & Music Project 70 - 74 City Rd, London, EC1Y 2BJ Digging deep into his photographic archive Anomalous Visuals’ Antony Price curates a snapshot exhibition of nightlife portraits, from a range of London’s most iconic underground club nights and events of the last 10 years. The exhibition also features elements of Noughtie Nightlife, conceived and curated by Price at the Richmix Gallery in September 2010 in association with London College of Fashion. The Noughtie Nightlife retrospective, which was described by Urban Junkies as, “pulling together some of the boldest, most wonderful moments of the new nightlife era” recalled the hedonism… Read More
Street photography festival

The London Street Photography Festival

The London Street Photography Festival launches this summer to celebrate the time-honoured genre. Between 1st-31st July 2011, it features curated exhibitions alongside a diverse events programme bringing together leading international artists past and present. Highlights include the first UK exhibition of the incredible archives of mysterious Chicago street photographer Vivian Maier at the German Gymnasium, as well as a newly discovered body of work by previously unknown British photographer Walter Joseph - a gritty portrait of post-war London at the British Library. Leading street photography collective In-Public will see two of its celebrated members, Nick Turpin and Nils Jorgensen, unite… Read More
John Peel

Find what you are looking for at YOUTH CLUB!

The Youth Club image archive has now been opened up so that anyone can search and view preview images. You can still register for additional functions such as: The lightbox tool to save image selections Make fee requests & order images via the shopping basket Set viewing preferences Download hi-res & un-watermarked preview images (authorised users only) Professional users please contact us at for upgrades to your account. You can also subscribe to our cultural research service, which offers many additional features such as: Download un-watermarked preview images PYMCA cultural research essays from 1940 - 2010 Exclusive video content courtesy of BBC Motion Gallery DJ… Read More
Don't Call Me Urban

Don't Call Me Urban! The Time of Grime Exhibition by Simon Wheatley opens 2nd June

 Grime’ Rich Mix, 135-147 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA 2nd - 24th June Thursday 2nd June 6-8pm private view - 8-12pm emcee performances The opening of the exhibition of Simon Wheatley’s book that analyses the culture of London’s underground music and the contextual social conditions over the last decade, will be accompanied by a series of musical performances by artists who have made their mark on the genre of grime as it has evolved during this time into the UK’s most distinctive ‘urban’ art form.   ‘DON’T CALL ME URBAN! The Time of Grime’ is a photographic record compiled over a 12 year period, focussing… Read More