A mix of writing about history and my own social history projects
Iain’s Cachet project. A history of Margate’s diverse subcultures, created for an exhibition at Turner Contemporary gallery. Punks, mods, rockers, skinheads and more marked in social history.
A social history of beauty queens in Margate, inspired by working class women and their lost and untold histories of being involved in these now highly-disputed shows.
One of many articles for the Arts & Humanities Research Council exploring the important history projects that they fund and which help bring history to the wider public.
A piece for the Museum of Youth Culture and Google Arts & Culture on the revival of various youth subcultures at the end of the 1970s, as well as their origins.