Friday, 19 December 2014

Friday is Rock'n'Roll London Day

On This Day in Rock'n'Roll History 1969… Mick Jagger is fined £45 at Marlborough Magistrates Court here in London for the possession of cannabis.

The court (now a hotel) has many associations with the world of Rock'n'Roll, having seen Johnny Rotten and John Lennon (to name but two) put on trial here.

You can read a little more about Marlborough Street in our earlier posts It's A London Thing No.14 Monopoly and from our archive series The Saturday Street

And here's Mick back in '69 in Hyde Park paying tribute to Brian Jones…

And heres our own RocknRoll London video

Join the Rock’n'Roll London Walk on Friday at 2pm, meeting at Tottenham Court Road Station (Exit 3) – to book a Private Walk call 020 7642 3978 or email

A London Walk costs £9 – £7 concession. To join a London Walk, simply meet your guide at the designated tube station at the appointed time. Details of all London Walks can be found at

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