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MERGE will close their series of Summer of Love 1988 events with a festival of 'Acid House'.

Artists: YOUTH CLUB Archive and Donnelly Brothers

Where: Wednesday 27 June at The Feel Good Institute, Thursday 28 June 'Acid House' event at Omeara at Flat Iron Square.      

Wednesday 27 June, 7pm - 9pm
The Feel Good Institute will also host a special event with producer / director / editor and writer Gordon Mason, who will screen a series of clips from his iconic documentary “THEY CALL IT ACID”. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with a number of the UK rave scene originators, who will discuss the cultural impact of rave on the evolution of British youth culture over the last three decades. The panel will also share collective memories of the times and the legendary stories of how the originators and followers of the Acid House scene battled with the police and politicians who opposed it.

Thursday 28 June, 9.30pm until 4am

FREE event - Limited capacity on a first come basis (wristbands will be issued)

MERGE Festival will close their Summer Of Love 1988 events with a festival of ‘Acid House’ at Omeara in Flat Iron Square.  Featuring DJ sets from some of the biggest names from rave including; Guy Called Gerald, Trevor Fung, Terry Farley, Nancy Noise, Evil Eddie Richards, Andy Carroll, X-Press 2 and Richard Norris. A party not to miss.

Please check full line-up and times closer the date.



About the artists:

The Donnelly Brothers

Anthony and Christopher Donnelly are the godfathers of the Manchester rave scene, notorious for organising the era’s biggest and best raves and creating the clothing brand Gio-Goi.


The YOUTH CLUB Archive celebrate youth culture through curated events, exhibitions, collaborations and consultancy, and are working towards the goal to open the world’s first Museum of Youth Culture in London.