Nik Turner from Hawkwind at the 1970 Isle of Wight Festival

1970 rock festival photos on show

An exhibition of almost 100 rarely seen photographs taken at the 1970 Isle of Wight Music Festival is opening at Swansea Museum.

Hawkwind

Atomic Sunrise: A rare glimpse of David Bowie, Genesis and Hawkwind on the brink of stardom

Hawkwind/Michael Moorcock

Writer Michael Moorcock and artist Jim Cawthorn created this two-page 1971 comic portraying the rock band Hawkwind as musical superheroes.

The original Isle of Wight festivals – Nik Turner and Tim Blake - Hawkwind 1970

The original Isle of Wight festivals – in pictures

To tie in with this weekend’s Isle of Wight festival, we revisit the island’s original hippie events featuring the Who, Leonard Cohen, Jimi Hendrix and Joni Mitchell

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