Gallery of images from the Eighties

Created 11 October 2003

Images from the Nineties and Beyond

Supporters of the Picket

Save the Picket Gig 5th December 2003

Dave Evans' pictures from 5th December gig

Equipment donated by Tod Wells of Soundtracs and Pete Townshend.

Equipment for the original recording facilities was sought prior to the opening of the Picket.

Phil Hayes, Todd  Wells Pet Townshhend

These galleries contain images from two decades of activities and developments at the Picket, including some historic gigs by key bands of the period.

Style Council, May 1983 at Liverpool Empire Theatre, benefit concert for Peace and Jobs.

The bands' first performance launching the opening of the Mersey Trade Union Community and Unemployed Centre.

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The Las play in Liverpool.

tghe Las in Liverpool

The Housemartins with Fatboy Slim second from right, back row.

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The Farm at Liverpool Empire Theatre, May 1983.

The Farm @ Liverpool Empire

Billy Bragg plays in the Picket courtyard for Summer Union 1985.

Billy Bragg

Pete Townshend cuts the tape at the official opening of the recording studio in 1986.

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Big Beat '89: presentation of cheque to Hillsborough Appeal at Bellfield EFC training ground 19 July 1989.

Left to Right Thomas Lang, Pat Nevin, Sean Morgan, Mark Campbell, John Smith, Phil Hayes, Bond Smith.

Hillsborough appeal fund cheque

The Picket Ltd,
20 Oakbank Road,
Liverpool, L18 1HS.

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