All the young skins…
Young skinhead, mod/rude boys in Turner Contemporary, Margate, showing off their Harrington jackets. An older skinhead looks on in the background. © Iain Aitch
A new play by Alice Nutter of Chumbawamba fame, which explores the subcultures of punk, rave and the protest movement from the 1980s to the present day. Well worth a listen. Here is Alice Nutter back in the 1980s, the time that hairdressing forgot.
Toast in the 1980s and in 2011, outside the West Coast bar in Margate (UK) which regularly hosts skinhead weekenders. You can hear him right now playing Ska on what is the UK’s best and funniest ska and reggae show: Ska Shack. He plays with Lee on there every Thursday 1930-2130 GMT. Enjoy!
Portrait © Iain Aitch.
A pair of my pictures from my Cachet set that was on show at Turner Contemporary as part of the Nothing in the World But Youth show. This is rocker Ian Blyth in his teens and again on Whitsun bank holiday in 2011 on Margate seafront. All subjects were photographed in a spot in Margate that meant something to them in their youth or means something now. This shot is taken outside an amusement arcade.
Black and white picture loaned by Ian Blyth, portrait photograph © Iain Aitch.