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


Matthew Bannister’s Last Word on BBC Radio 4

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.

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3 Responses to John ‘Hoppy’ Hopkins Interview

    1. Wonderful!

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

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

      Comment by Julian on 8 February, 2015 at 5:10 pm
    2. John Hopkins Obituary on Last Word on the BBC today

      Comment by Editor on 13 February, 2015 at 7:10 pm
    3. 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

      Comment by juergen schierholz (knox) on 30 March, 2015 at 2:36 pm

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