John ‘Hoppy’ Hopkins Interview

 

John ‘Hoppy’ Hopkins interviewed by Malcolm Dickson, Director of Street Level Photoworks. ‘Hoppy’ discusses his introduction to photography, his part in the 60s counter-culture with International Times, the UFO Club, CND, The poetry Readings at the Albert Hall and more.

Part 1 of this interview:

Part 2

Part 3

Tribute:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/news/john-hopkins-charismatic-photographer-activist-and-leading-figure-in-londons-counterculture-of-the-sixties-10021833.html

Obituary:
Matthew Bannister’s Last Word on BBC Radio 4
13/02/15

John “Hoppy” Hopkins – the photographer who played a pivotal role in the counter culture of the 1960s. He set up the underground magazine International Times and started the UFO club where
 Pink Floyd made their early appearances. Record producer Joe Boyd and poet Michael Horovitz pay tribute.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b051w4dk


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3 Responses to John ‘Hoppy’ Hopkins Interview

  1. Julian says:

    Wonderful!

    So pleased to meet you John.. Let’s meet-up in actuality!

    “With one arm waving free – silhouetted by the sea – – -“

  2. juergen schierholz (knox) says:

    I`m very pleased to hear from this pioneer of the early counter-culture scene in London…Thanks a lot John..we walked in your foot steps..later on

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