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The organisers of this one-dayer had done it the year earlier, booked loads of good bands all which had terrible sound because it was held in what was basically a gymnasium. The sound would just bounce around the walls.
Undeterred, they did it again in 1970 and again booked a good bill. Keef Hartley Big Band, Taste (replaced by Brinsley Schwartz) Yes (replaced by the Idle Race) Atomic Rooster, Writing On The Wall (a fantastic Scottish band that made one very collectable album) , Gypsy, Skin Alley, Hawkwind, Groundhogs, Meic Stevens (the Welsh Bob Dylan)
Hawkwind played one song for half an hour, as they were prone to do, with a naked Stacia gyrating as they did so. Gulp. A 50-a-side game of football between bands and roadies took place on a wasteland by the venue. They built the stage down one side of the gym so they could set up the next band during a performance, reducing waiting time between bands. That was a smart idea, smarter than holding a gig in a gym, anyway.
Skinheads beat up the long hairs on their way out, of course they did, but such were the dangers of attending festivals in the early 70s in the UK.