1982 was a time of punks and goths and not very good haircuts. It was the year of Prince William's birth and the Falklands War. The London Marathon was only in its second year. Take a look through the gallery below to relive those times.
Piccadilly Circus lacked the digital displays we know today Source Kisstheskyagain The punks of King's Road, Chelsea Source Pu Nk and Stuff Tubby Isaacs' jellied eels stall in Whitechapel Source Old London Nick Cave and The Birthday Party Source Distracted Film Future site of London City Airport Source London City Airport A runner reaches mile 18 of the London Marathon Source Jenny Geras Ivydale Road, Nunhead Source Ideal Homes The Batcave Club in Meard Street, Soho -- a noted Goth hangout Source Therawskin Hat fun in Carnaby Street Source Flickriver Clock End, Highbury Source Old London Rosette seller outside White Hart Lane, Spurs v. Bayern Source Old London A London pub Source Herb Lester Punks Source Pu Nk and Stuff Bermondsey as it was Source Pinterest Bowie checks out a fan's music collection in Park Royal Source Bowiesongs Richard Burton reading Under Milk Wood, Haymarket Theatre Source Richard Burton Museum The Flask, Highgate Source Herb Lester Blackheath Station Source Geograph Paddington Station Source Herb Lester Princess Diana outside St. Paul's Cathedral after the Falkland Islands Memorial Service, 26 July 1982 Source Lovelydianaprincessofwales The second ever London Marathon, Blackwall entrance West India Docks Source Geograph Inspecting the punks Source Pu Nk and Stuff Helen Mirren and Liam Neeson dancing at a party at the Hilton Hotel Source This Is Not Porn Bauhaus film their Ziggy Stardust video at The Roundhouse Source Playlist Ist 'Spanish Lisa' on the tube - main star of The Stranglers' Strange Little Girl video Source Pu Nk and Stuff Princess Diana at the premiere of ET at the Empire Theatre, Leicester Square Source 47368377@n07 Wheels Roller Disco, Hammersmith Broadway Source Old London QPR supporters Source Old London Looking eastward from Tower Bridge walkway Source Geograph Punks on King's Road, 1982 Source Pu Nk and Stuff Stoney Street, Southwark Source Disappearing London Sir Jules Sound Table at Gossips, Dean Street Source Rob Baker Selfridges, with a laser beam for Christmas lights Source Herb Lester Punks in Hammersmith Source Londonist Brian Eno and John Cage Source Brian Eno
Last Updated 11 April 2017