We are delighted to announce that 2017 winner of the Syd Barrett Pride of Cambridge Award is the indie folk rock band Fred’s House. The award was presented by Syd’s sister, Rosemary Breen, at the annual NMG Awards event, which took place in Cambridge in August 2017. Fred’s House’s “were over the moon to win […]
As part of the BBC’s Music Day which took place on the 15 June 2017, a Blue Plaque for Syd was unveiled at Anglia Ruskin University. In Syd’s day the University was called the Cambridgeshire College of Arts and Technology and here is where Syd studied art. The Blue Plaque appears on the original arts building. The plaque was unveiled by […]
Syd played his last ever concert in 1972 in the Corn Exchange in Cambridge, Syd’s hometown. Forty-four years later, fans, friends and family of Syd joined together to celebrate his extraordinary life. The video here encapsulates this special evening. The event included the unveiling of a memorial to Syd; providing a psychedelic image of Syd within its hypnotic wheel. […]
The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains ran from 13th May 2017 – 15th October 2017 at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. For, the official webpage which appears on the museum’s website, please follow this link. The exhibition also has it’s own wikipedia page.
US AND THEM – Pink Floyd Webzine is pleased to announce a two-days exhibition SYD BARRETT – UNFORGETTABLE DIAMOND 17th – 18th September 2016 Teatro Comunale , Viale della Repubblica , Alessandria – Italy This year is the tenth anniversary of the death of Syd Barrett and we`re organising a two-days exhibition, 17th and 18th […]
PINK FLOYD ‘The Early Years 1965-1972’ Released: 11 November 2016 Unreleased demos, TV appearances and live footage from the Pink Floyd archives 6 volumes plus a bonus EXCLUSIVE ‘Extras’ package across 27 discs Over 20 unreleased songs including 1967’s Vegetable Man and In the Beechwoods Remixed and updated versions of the music from ‘Zabriskie Point’ […]
By Adrian Peel Jul 21, 2016 in Music Cambridge – Later this year, The Cambridge Film Trust will show a series of films about the legendary founder of Pink Floyd — one of the city’s most famous sons — who passed away from pancreatic cancer on July 7, 2006. The main focus of […]
19 Page Syd Barrett Feature in Mojo Magazine Pink Floyd genius heard and felt in colours, reveals sister Rosemary in a rare interview in new MOJO magazine, on sale from Tuesday (April 26). http://www.mojo4music.com/23727/the-real-syd-barrett-in-the-new-mojo/