Pink Floyd In London Guided Tours 24th - 26th July
Pink Floyd's London in the 1960's… Discover the origins of one of history's biggest bands - Pink Floyd. A walking tour AND a virtual tour for fans AND newbies.
Pink Floyd – The Virtual Tour – Friday 24th July 7pm
Pink Floyd In 1960s London – The Walking Tour – Sunday 26th July 11am
Discover the origins of one of history's biggest bands - Pink Floyd.
A walking tour and a virtual tour for fans AND newbies.
Architecture students Roger Waters, Nick Mason & Richard Wright met at Regent Street Polytechnic in 1963. They founded R&B combo Sigma 6 (later the Screaming Abdabs and then The Tea Set) and were joined in '64 by charismatic painter & songwriter Syd Barrett.
Syd melded the blues singers FLOYD council & PINK Anderson for the band's new name and brought an oh-so English take to their psychedelic sound.
The troubled Barrett has become a cult figure despite leaving the band in '68. His drug use and reclusive final years are the stuff of rock'n'roll legend.
David Gilmour (an old Cambridge friend of both Barrett & Waters) replaced Syd, and, with Waters as principal writer, they went on to sell millions of records over a period of 15 years of groundbreaking rock music followed by 20 years of very public artistic differences.
Five decades on, Floyd records still sell, new Sydologists join the cult every year and the debate rages on: Waters or Gilmour: which side are you on?
Have a cigar, you're gonna go far... This is Pink Floyd's London.
We will visit…
The site of the UFO Club
The site of Middle Earth
Regent Sound Studios
The Regent Street Polytechnic
The virtual tour… you will need to download the Zoom app (free).
In line with government advice on group numbers this tour will be limited to FIVE people (a group of 6 including your guide)
As your guide I will wear a mask and would encourage walk participants to do so as well
Meet at Leicester Square tube station (exit 1) 11am Sunday 26th July.
Small group guaranteed – group size strictly limited to 5 persons.
Minimum group size 3 people - in the unlikely event that the walk has to be cancelled you will be given 24 hours notice and a re-schedule option or a full refund