In Photos: London In 1981

Laura Reynolds
By Laura Reynolds Last edited 12 months ago
In Photos: London In 1981

1981 in London; Prince Charles and Lady Diana got married, Mod fashions were in, and the first London Marathon took place. Take a look at what else was going on in the capital that year.

Arsenal goalkeeper Pat Jennings helps water the Highbury pitch during pre-season, 1981
Source Vintage Footy
Club For Heroes, Steve Strange, 1981
Source Testpressing
Strand Palace, London, 1981
Source Londonhistorian
New Romantics, 1981
Source Pinterest
Notting Hill Carnival, London, 1981
Source Old London
Ska twins, Chuka & Dubem, 1981
Source Rbma
Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer, 1981 at St Paul's Cathedral
Source Londonhistorian
Martin Degville, King's Road, 1981
Source Pinterest
Marvin Gaye in Covent Garden
Source Impossible Cool.
U2 - Adam, Bono and Bruce. Backstage, 1981
Source U2
Notting Hill Carnival, London 1981
Source Old London
Whitehall Theatre, London, 1981
Source Old London
Odeon Chelsea (now Curzon Chelsea), 1981
Source Rob Baker
Vivienne Westwood's World's End shop, King's Road, 1981
Source 1972projects
House in Stepney, London, 1981
Source Sir William Davenant
The Specials: Ghost Town, 1981
Source This Brutal House
U2, Hammersmith Palais, 1981
Source Old London
James and Linda McCartney, London, 1981
Source Paulmccartney
West Ham vs Chelsea football match, 1981
Source Old London
Red phone box. Charlotte Place, London, 1981
Source Old London
London Mod revival, 1981
Source Pinterest
Notting Hill Carnaval, London, 1981
Source Old London
Ralph Lauren opens in London, 1981
Source Ralphlauren
Runners on Tower Bridge, in the first London Marathon, 1981
Source Times Sport
Fournier Street, 1981
Source Uniformbooks
At the Tabernacle, Notting Hill Gate, April 1981
Source Buzzfeed
Women on scooters, South London Rosettes, April 1981
Source Buzzfeed
Mod girls, 1981
Source Pinterest

Last Updated 27 April 2017