The Ska Soundtrack
- What:Special Events
- Where:Grand Entrance
SPECIAL EVENT: Join us for the launch of the London International Ska Festival and enjoy 'Scorching Ska', 'Cool Rocksteady' and 'Boss Reggae Sounds' spun by professional 'Soundmen' and seasoned veteran selectors.
The legendary Metro aka: Percival Miller, one of the true pioneers of Sound System culture in the UK, will be joined at the controls by fellow Metro Downbeat selector/operator - Eddie Regal - plus other seminal figures from the UK scene: Gladdy Wax, Steve Rice and the Tighten Up Crew.
This evening of special events marks the collection of seminal photographs acquired by the partnership project 'Staying Power - photography reflecting the Black British experience 1950s - 1990s'.
Staying Power is a partnership project between the V&A and Black Cultural Archives (BCA) funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund under the Collecting Cultures Initiative