London Free School
The London Free School (LFS) was founded on 8 March 1966, principally by John "Hoppy" Hopkins and Rhaune Laslett.The London Free School was a community action adult education project inspired by Ameri...
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Bruce Lacey
Bruce Lacey (born 1927) is a British artist, performer and eccentric. After completing his national service in the Navy he became established on the avantgarde scene with his performance art and mecha...
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Igor Vidmar
Igor Vidmar (born December 10, 1950) is a prominent Slovenian and former Yugoslav journalist, rock music promoter and manager, music producer and political activist.
Vidmar was born in Ljubljana, ...
The Wallys
The Wallies of Wessex were a group of people who squatted on ground close to Stonehenge in 1974. The Department of the Environment and the National Trust landowners started court proceedings to have ...
Brides of March
The Brides of March started as an annual Cacophony Society event that takes place in San Francisco around March 15th. Intended as a pun on the term Ides of March and a parody of weddings in western c...
Cacophony Society
The Cacophony Society “ is a randomly gathered network of free spirits united in the pursuit of experiences beyond the pale of mainstream society.” It was started in 1986 by surviving members of the...
Ken Kesey
Kenneth Elton "Ken" Kesey (/ˈkiːziː/; September 17, 1935 – November 10, 2001) was an American author, best known for his novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962) and as a countercultural figu...
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Fraser Clark
Fraser Clark (d. 21 January 2009), was one of the leaders of the global technogaian movement. As founder and editor of Encyclopaedia Psychedelica, he outlined his views on entheogens and nature, and w...
Arabella Churchill (charity founder)
Arabella Spencer-Churchill (30 October 1949 – 20 December 2007) was an English charity founder, festival co-founder, and fundraiser.In 1971, Churchill played a major role in the development of the Gla...
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Andrew Kerr (festival co-founder)
Andrew Kerr (29 November 1933 – 6 October 2014) was a co-founder of Glastonbury Fair, the 1971 forerunner of today's Glastonbury Festival. Kerr managed the festival site up to the mid-1980s, helping e...
Wally Hope
Wally Hope (1947–1975) was a name by which Philip Russell (born Philip Alexander Grahame Russell on 9 August 1947) was known.Phil was a visionary and a free-thinker, whose life has had a profound infl...
BIT (alternative information centre)
BIT was an information service, publisher, travel guide and social centre founded, in 1968, by John "Hoppy" Hopkins. It pre-dated the internet as a free service that would try to find any information ...
Nik Turner
Nicholas "Nik" Turner (born 26 August 1940, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England) is an English musician, best known as a former member of space rock pioneers Hawkwind. Turner plays saxophones, flute, sings a...
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John Law (Burning Man)
John Law is an American artist, culture-jammer, and co-founder of the Cacophony Society and a member of the Suicide Club. He is also a co-founder of the Burning Man Festival (AKA Zone Trip #4, AKA Bla...
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Burning Man
Burning Man is a week-long annual event that began in San Francisco's Baker Beach in 1986 and migrated to the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada, in the United States. The event begins on the last M...
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Here & Now (band)
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Polytantric Circle
The Polytantric Circle was an organization that helped organize the yearly Summer solstice celebrations at Stonehenge, England. These celebrations, called the Stonehenge Free Festival, ran from 1972 t...
Fight Club (novel)
Fight Club is a 1996 novel by Chuck Palahniuk. It follows the experiences of an unnamed protagonist struggling with insomnia. Inspired by his doctor's exasperated remark that insomnia is not suffering...
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The DiY Sound System
The DiY Sound System was one of Britain's first house sound systems. The group "divided their activities between free parties and legal club nights, acting as a bridge between counter-culture and the ...
Ubi Dwyer
Bill 'Ubi' Dwyer or William Ubique Dwyer (21 January 1933 – 13 October 2001) was an anarchist activist in New Zealand, Australia, England and his native Ireland best known as the originator and princi...
Terence McKenna
Terence Kemp McKenna (November 16, 1946 – April 3, 2000) was an American philosopher, psychonaut, ethnobotanist, lecturer, and author. He spoke and wrote about a variety of subjects, including ps...
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Circus Redickuless
Circus Redickuless was a traveling circus created by punk-rock impresario Chicken John Rinaldi in 1995 in association with Michael Gump.
Formed in Los Angeles, largely with members of the LA and S...
Festival Welfare Services
Festival Welfare Services is a United Kingdom voluntary organisation established in 1972 to improve welfare services at pop festivals. Prior to formation of FWS a variety of voluntary groups were prov...
Chuck Palahniuk
Charles Michael "Chuck" Palahniuk (/ˈpɔːlənɪk/, originally Ukrainian: Палагнюк [pɑlɑɦˈnʲuk]; born February 21, 1962) is an American novelist and freelance journalist, who describes his work as tra...
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Merry Pranksters
The Merry Pranksters were a group of people who formed around American author Ken Kesey in 1964. The group promoted the use of psychedelic drugs.Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters lived communally at ...
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Suicide Club (secret society)
The Suicide Club was a secret society in San Francisco credited as the first modern extreme urban exploration society, and also known for anarchic group pranks. Despite the name the club was not actua...
Release (agency)
Release, founded in 1967 by Caroline Coon and the Rufus Harris (died 2007), is a UK agency that provides legal advice and arranges legal representation for people charged with the possession of drugs....
23 (numerology)
The 23 enigma refers to the belief that most incidents and events are directly connected to the number 23.
Robert Anton Wilson cites William S. Burroughs as being the first person to believe in th...
Howard Marks
Howard Marks (born Dennis Howard Marks on 13 August 1945) is a Welsh former drug smuggler turned author, who achieved notoriety as an international cannabis smuggler through high-profile court cases. ...
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