We have items ranging from things as small as autographs and guitar picks, to those as large as banners, posters, musical instruments, and more.

We have exhibits relating to:

Currently active music acts and musicians:

John Mayall; Connie Lush; Mud Morganfield; Huey Morgan; Chris Barber; Paul Lamb and the Kingsnakes; The Laurence Jones Band; Andy Twyman; The Downliners Sect; Chuck Berry; The Others; Birdwood; Red Butler; The Mentulls; Michael Katon; Ali Maas Band; Kat & Co; Moreland & Arbuckle; Half Deaf Clatch; Dr Feelgood; The Sharpees; The City Boys Allstars; Blacktop Deluxe; Sean Chambers; Albany Down; Nicky ‘The Voice’ Moore; The Billy Walton Band; Canary Wolf; Otis Grand; Lonnie Donegan; The Rolling Stones; Downchild; The Original Blues Brothers Band; Don Craine; Del Bromham; Ali MacKenzie; Derek Griffiths; Ian Jennings; Eric Ranzoni; Steve ‘The Colonel’ Cropper; ‘Blue’ Lou Marini; BB King; The Animals; The Beatles; The Who; The Strypes; Eric Clapton; The Kinks; The Beatles; Manfred Mann; Geno Washington; Eric Bibb; Slim Chance; Ruby Turner.

Past music acts and musicians:

Bill Haley and his Comets; Louis Jordan; Memphis Slim; Alexis Korner; Ottilie Patterson; Led Zepellin; Lonnie Donegan; Cream; Piano Red; Otis Redding; Bo Diddley; BB King; Manfred Mann; Howlin’ Wolf.

British Blues places:

The Crawdaddy Club, Richmond; The Eel Pie Club; Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club; The Fairfield Halls, Croydon; The Beaverwood Club, Chislehurst; The 100 Club, London; The Half Moon, Putney-The Elgin, Notting Hill (Geronimo Inns); Orchard Theatre, Dartford; The Royal Albert Hall

Radio and broadcasting

Radio Caroline

Television and video:

Later… with Jools Holland; Talent In Focus

Current print publications

The Beat; Blues Matters magazine; Blues In Britain magazine; The Blues magazine; R2; The American; Rolling Stone; UNCUT; Blues & Soul magazine

Current festivals:

Great Rock and Blues Festival, Skegness; Broadstairs Blues Bash; Great British R & B Festival, Colne; Lead Belly Fest

Past venues

Chislehurst Caves, Kent; The Cool Room, Croydon


Memphis; Blues In The Night; Return To The Forbidden Planet

Guitar makers/Luthiers

David Simmons Luthier; Fender


Pete Feenstra; Solid Entertainment

Events DJs and MCs

Chris Powers

Food and drink

The Sticky Fingers Café, London (Bill Wyman)

Generic items

Hofner guitar, 1963; a Selmer amp

Other items we’re keeping under our (deerstalker) hat. Some created specially for the exhibition….