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    30 Vivid Photos From London’s Punk Past

    Punk London is a year-long festival celebrating 40 years of icons and fans in the capital.

    1.

    Philip Grey/PYMCA

    Blondie at the Roundhouse on 5 March, 1977, their first major headlining UK tour.

    2.

    Ted Polhemus/PYMCA

    King's Road, some time in the 1970s.

    3.

    Philip Grey/PYMCA

    The Mo-dettes on Denmark Street, 1979.

    4 & 5.

    Philip Grey/PYMCA
    Philip Grey/PYMCA

    Toyah Wilcox in Battersea, 1979.

    6.

    Chris Parker/PYMCA

    Punk girls by the Thames, 1980.

    7 & 8.

    Chris Parker/PYMCA
    Ted Polhemus/PYMCA

    Trafalgar Square, and the Pop Group's Margaret Thatcher T-shirt. 1980.

    9.

    Ted Polhemus/PYMCA

    King's Road, 1980s.

    10.

    Clare Muller/PYMCA

    Punk gig, 1981.

    11.

    Clare Muller/PYMCA

    JoBoxers in a café, 1980s.

    12.

    Ted Polhemus/PYMCA

    King's Road, 1980s.

    13 & 14.

    Clare Muller/PYMCA
    Philip Grey/PYMCA

    Viv Albertine of the Slits and Dennis Morris of Basement 5. 1980.

    15.

    Philip Grey/PYMCA

    The Moondogs on the roof of the Roundhouse, 1980.

    16.

    PYMCA

    Scala Cinema bar, 1980.

    17 & 18.

    Clare Muller/PYMCA
    Clare Muller/PYMCA

    Paul Simonon of the Clash, 1981.

    19.

    Clare Muller/PYMCA

    Legendary Soho clubnight promoter Gaz Mayall at a Bodysnatchers gig, 1981.

    20 & 21.

    Clare Muller/PYMCA
    Clare Mullar/PYMCA

    Ian Dury (left) and the Pogues' Shane MacGowan, 1982.

    22.

    Ted Polhemus/PYMCA

    King's Road, 1983.

    23.

    Ted Polhemus/PYMCA

    Kings Road, 1983.

    24.

    Ted Polhemus/PYMCA

    King's Road, 1983.

    25.

    Ted Polhemus/PYMCA

    King's Road, 1983.

    26 & 27.

    Philip Grey/PYMCA
    Ted Polhemus/PYMCA

    1983.

    28.

    Ted Polhemus/PYMCA

    King's Road, 1983.

    29.

    Chris Parker/PYMCA

    Matt Belgrano, the punk off the London postcards, with a royal guardsman in 1986.

    30.

    Adam Friedman/PYMCA

    Trash Night at the Kilburn National, 1989.

    The Lost in Music punk photography exhibition runs 5–17 February at the Print Space Gallery, London.

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