Saturday 30 March – 11am
“A part of the Vintage Sixties Festival WHEN PIRATES RULED THE WAVES
Pirate radio changed everything. They changed the BBC, the record industry, triggered the ‘Swinging Sixties’ and defied the government both on land and on sea. Shipwrecks, sinking and survival against all the odds. Hear the breathtaking stories told by the guys who were actually there and get to meet them afterwards.
One of the first pirates on Caroline and Radio London, Keith Skues
One of the first pirates to defy government legislation on Caroline and Radio NorthSea International, Roger (Twiggy) Day
The original land based pirate and founder of Radio Jackie, Nick Catford
Peter Philips was Programme Controller on the new Caroline Ship: the Ross Revenge
Chief engineer on RNI and Caroline who bravely fought to keep the ships afloat and broadcasting: Peter (Chicago) Murtha
The Mi Amigo is the most famous pirate radio ship of all and was the home of Radio Caroline. The photograph was taken in 1975. She sank in 1980.
Unallocated seating just come along and grab a seat.”
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