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  Bannister's Bath.

"Just Broken Even'

    At long last Bath promoter Freddie Bannister has put together a limited edition boxed set to celebrate the early part of his career , the period during which he promoted many gigs in the Bath area, the smaller 1969 festival and finally the giant 1970 festival. The Limited Edition features a 190 page book, as well as a generous swag of photos, flyers ,CD's and replica memorabilia, which you can buy on line while the stocks last . The limited edition is 1000 copies only.

   The set now includes the following:
 The programmes, flyers and tickets from the following festivals

The cost of the set is £59.99 plus postage.However, it may be bought on instalments.

     The book itself is an invaluable insight into the career of one of the most innovative and important promoters of 60s and 70s Britain ( Bannister went on to promote the Knebworth concerts from 1974 to 79) it is a must read for all festival aficionados .

  Copies of the package can be bought from Music Memorabilia Com . Suite 72 Parkers House . Regent Street .Cambridge

CB2 1FD. UK or online here

email for further details

NB : We have provided this promotional material for information . so fans may know what material was available on the festival.

We have no commercial ties with this company and this product may no longer be available in this format .


Audio- visual Records

The artists

Reviews, photo collections and general information
Photo Collections
(recollections of attendees)


8 mm Film Archive

Ross Mortimore's streaming Quicktime movie of the crowd features clear images of the stage PA , Colosseum onstage and bikers with Canned Heat at Bath as a soundtrack provided courtesy of Bob C .

Bandwidth and copyright restrictions mean we cant host audio/video so you will have to do with stills at the moment until we can do an alternative stream elsewhere. Please don't bug us to add it , we will do it when we have the time.

General information:
links menu to site map, ticket. pass out, transport, drug bust, films and festival arrangements.

External Links to Bath related merchandise ( with which we have NO commerical links whatsoever )

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 1970 Bath Festival we have brought out a special commemorative set. Anyone interested can view it on

A limited edition of reprints of the 1969 and 1970 Bath festival posters and Freddie Bannisters books on the Bath ,Lincoln 71 and Knebworth festivals can be bought online from the link below :
Rock festival memorabilia from various festivals can be viewed at the main Rock memorabilia page

Led Zeppelin at Bath photogallery

Visit the 1969 Bath Festival pages.

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