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The true, unrelenting spirit of UK rave in 28 photos

Never let the party end

  • Dave Turner
  • 19 January 2018

There's nothing wrong with dipping into a bit of rave nostalgia now and then.

It's been a cracking 30 years since acid house took the UK by storm, changing the nation's late-night party habits forever.

From illegal countryside raves and the turbulent days of the Haçienda to rowdy jungle rinse-outs to the glitz and glamour of UKG parties, there's been plenty to photo-document.

We've gathered a collection of snaps capturing the true, carefree spirit of UK rave.

[Photos: Gavin Watson, Teddy Fitzhugh, Gus Coral, Tristan O'Neill, fabric, Ewen Spencer, Patrick Harrison]

Dave Turner is Mixmag's Digital News Editor, follow him on Twitter

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