Pink Floyd Posters - March-June 1967

Pink Floyd
March-June 1967
Posters & Handbills

by The Pink Floyd Archives


This section of the Pink Floyd Poster Gallery documents original Pink Floyd concert posters and handbills from March through June 1967.
These are posters for shows that took place between the release of their first single, Arnold Layne, on March 10, 1967, and their second single, See Emily Play, in June 1967.
Ads from magazines and newspapers are not included.

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March-June 1967
Posters & Handbills

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  1. March 1967

    1. Malvern Winter Gardens handbill, March 7, 1967
    2. Marquee Club handbill, March 1967
    3. Agincourt poster, March 12, 1967
    4. Pink Floyd-Ricky-Tick Club poster, March 24, 1967
      1. Poster #1
      2. Poster #2
    5. Chinese R & B Jazz Club, Bristol, March 28, 1967
      1. Handbill #1
      2. Handbill #2

  2. April 1967

    1. Birdcage poster, April 1, 1967
    2. Rhodes Centre commemorative poster, April 8, 1967
    3. Bath handbill, April 10, 1967
    4. 14 Hour Technicolor Dream posters, April 29, 1967

  3. May 1967

    1. Middle Earth Love Festival, May 3, 1967
      1. Fabricated poster on purple paper
      2. The Human Family poster
      3. Fabricated poster on blue paper
      4. Nigel Mentzel
    2. King MOJO Club, Sheffield, May 7, 1967
      1. Poster
      2. Poster reprint
    3. Games for May, May 12, 1967
      1. Poster
      2. Handbill
    4. Lancashire poster, May 20, 1967
    5. Spring Holiday Barn Dance poster, May 25, 1967
    6. Barbeque 67 poster, May 29, 1967

  4. June 1967

    1. UFO Club, June 2, 1967
      1. Poster
      2. Poster 2nd print
      3. Poster 3rd print
      4. Poster, Mentzel print #1
      5. Poster, Mentzel print #2
    2. Hull College of Art poster, June 9, 1967
    3. Bolton College of Art Midsummer Ball poster, June 21, 1967
    4. The 8 Hour Psycho-Chromatic Fantasy handbill, June 22, 1967
    5. Rolls Royce Ball poster, June 23, 1967


March 1967


Malvern Winter Gardens handbill
March 7, 1967

1a) Malvern Winter Gardens handbill
Date & Venue: Winter Gardens, Malvern, Worcestershire, England, March 7, 1967
Bands: Pink Floyd
Notes: A handbill that lists the Pink Foyd show at Malvern Winter Gardens on March 7, 1967.



Marquee Club handbill
March 1967

1b) Marquee Club, March 1967 handbill
Date & Venue: The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, March 9, 1967
Bands: Pink Floyd, etc.
Notes: A handbill from the Marquee Club for March 1967. Pink Floyd is listed for Thursday, March 9th with The Thoughts.



Agincourt poster
March 12, 1967

1c) Agincourt poster
Date & Venue: Agincourt Ballroom, Camberley, Surrey, England, March 12, 1967
Bands: Pink Floyd
Notes: A poster for the Pink Floyd concert at the Agincourt Ballroom in Camberley, Surrey, England on March 12, 1967.



Ricky-Tick Club poster #1
March 24, 1967

1d1) Ricky-Tick Club poster #1
Date & Venue: Ricky-Tick Club, Hounslow, Friday 24th March 1967
Bands: Pink Floyd
Poster Size: 30" x 20"
Notes: A three day poster for the Ricky-Tick Club in Hounslow, March 24-26, 1967. Pink Floyd is listed for Friday, March 24th.



Ricky-Tick Club poster #2
March 24, 1967

1d2) Ricky-Tick Club poster #2
Date & Venue: Ricky-Tick Club, Hounslow, Friday 24th March 1967
Bands: Pink Floyd
Poster Size: 29 13/16 x 19 15/16
PT: .0037
Notes: A single show poster for Pink Floyd at the Ricky Tick Club in Hounslow on March 24, 1967.



Chinese R & B Jazz Club, Bristol handbill #1
March 28, 1967

1e1) Chinese R & B Jazz Club, Bristol handbill #1
Date & Venue: Chinese R & B Jazz Club, Bristol Corn Exchange, Bristol, Somerset, England, March 28, 1967
Bands: Pink Floyd
Notes: A handbill for Pink Floyd at the Chinese R & B Jazz Club, Bristol Corn Exchange, Bristol, Somerset, England on March 28, 1967.



Chinese R & B Jazz Club, Bristol handbill #2
March 28, 1967

1e2) Chinese R & B Jazz Club, Bristol handbill #2
Date & Venue: Chinese R & B Jazz Club, Bristol Corn Exchange, Bristol, Somerset, England, March 28, 1967
Bands: Pink Floyd
Notes: A second handbill for Pink Floyd at the Chinese R & B Jazz Club, Bristol Corn Exchange, Bristol, Somerset, England on March 28, 1967.


April 1967


Birdcage poster
April 1, 1967

2a) Birdcage poster
Date & Venue: Birdcage, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, April 1, 1967
Bands: Pink Floyd
Poster Size: 30" x 40"
Notes: A poster for the Pink Floyd show at the Birdcage in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England on April 1, 1967.
This was the EMI press launch of the band.
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This poster was copied and reprinted in 2006. Size: 11.5" x 16.5"



Rhodes Centre poster
April 8, 1967
(commemorative poster)

2b) Rhodes Center commemorative poster
Date & Venue: Rhodes Centre, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, April 8, 1967
Bands: Pink Floyd
Notes: This is a commemorative (fake) concert poster for the Pink Floyd show at the Rhodes Center in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England on April 8, 1967.
A number of posters for different bands at the Rhodes Centre were made, all of which are believed to be fake.



Bath handbill
April 10, 1967

2c) Bath handbill
Date & Venue: The Pavilion, Bath, Somerset, England, April 10, 1967
Bands: Pink Floyd
Notes: A handbill for the Pink Floyd performance at the Pavilion in Bath, England on April 10, 1967.


May 1967


Middle Earth Love Festival poster
May 3, 1967
(fabricated poster)

3a) Middle Earth Love Festival poster
Date & Venue: Middle Earth, London, England, May 3, 1967
Artist: Based on an original 1968 drawing by Johnny Hurford. Additional text by Nigel Mentzel.
Bands: Pink Floyd, the Move, Soft Machine, Arthur Brown
Poster Size: 23 x 17 5/16
PT: .0053"
Printing Company: Magic Garden Posters 1979
Printing Information: Offset lithograph. Found on purple, blue, red or pink paper.
Notes: A fabricated poster made up by British collector Nigel Mentzel. Based on a Johnny Hurford poster.
At the top of the poster, it says: "Love Festival with Pink Floyd at Middle Earth."
This is a fake concert poster for a show that never took place.
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The Human Family poster by Johnny Hurford:

Notes: Original 1968 poster by Johnny Hurford, titled The Human Family.
It was created for the theater group called The Human Family that was run by Jack Henry Moore out of the Arts Lab in London in the 1960s.
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Middle Earth Love Festival poster (blue)

Poster Size: 23 x 17 5/16
PT: .0074"
Notes: A copy of the fake Middle Earth Love Festival poster on blue paper.
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Nigel Mentzel:

Notes: A picture of Nigle Mentzel with some of his posters. Photo by Jonathan Hill.
Mentzel is holding a copy of the Middle Earth Love Festival poster.
To his left is a copy of the Pink Floyd UFO poster from June 2, 1967 that he remade.
To his right is a copy of the CIA / UFO poster that he copied.



King MOJO Club poster
May 7, 1967

3b1) King MOJO Club poster
Date & Venue: King Mojo Club, Tollbar, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, May 7, 1967
Artist: Colin Duffield
Bands: Pink Floyd
Poster Size: 30" x 20"
Notes: A poster for the Pink Floyd show at King MOJO Club in Tollbar, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England on May 7, 1967.
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3b2) Poster reprint:

Notes: A commemorative poster for the King MOJO Club.
This poster has been reprinted in the 1980s and in 2005/2006.



Games for May poster
May 12, 1967

3c1) Games for May poster
Date & Venue: South Bank Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, England, May 12, 1967
Bands: Pink Floyd
Poster Artist: Barry Zaid
Poster Size: 30" x 20"
Printing Information: Poster printed offset litho at the Ranelagh Press, Hampstead, England. Black and peacock blue on white paper.
Notes: A poster for the Games for May show at the South Bank Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, England on May 12, 1967.



Games for May handbill
May 12, 1967

3c2) Games for May handbill
Date & Venue: South Bank Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, England, May 12, 1967
Bands: Pink Floyd
Handbill Artist: Barry Zaid
Handbill Size: 8 15/16 x 6 1/16
PT: .0036"
Notes: A handbill for the Games for May show at the South Bank Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, England on May 12, 1967.
These handbills handed out at the Queen Elizabeth Hall box office.



Lancashire poster
May 20, 1967

3d) Lancashire poster
Date & Venue: Floral Hall, Southport, Lancashire, England, May 20, 1967
Bands: Pink Floyd, Big Sleep
Notes: A poster for the Pink Floyd concert at the Floral Hall in Southport, Lancashire, England on May 20, 1967.



Spring Holiday Barn Dance poster
May 25, 1967

3e) Spring Holiday Barn Dance poster
Date & Venue: The Barn, Grosmont Wood Farm, Cross Ash, Monmouthshire, Wales, May 25, 1967
Bands: The Pink Floyd, Volume IV
Poster Size: 19 1/2" x 14 1/2"
Printing Information: Poster printed blue on pink paper.
Notes: A poster for the Pink Floyd concert at the The Barn in Grosmont Wood Farm, Cross Ash, Monmouthshire, Wales on May 25, 1967. Pictured in black and white.



Barbeque 67 poster
May 29, 1967

3f) Barbeque 67 poster
Date & Venue: Tulip Bulb Auction Hall, Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, May 29, 1967
Bands: Jimi Hendrix Experience, Cream, Geno Washington and the Ram Jam Band, Pink Floyd, Move, Zoot Money and His Big Roll Band, Sounds Force Five
Poster Size (small): 13 7/8 x 8 1/2
Notes: A poster for Barbeque 67 at the Tulip Bulb Auction Hall in Spalding, Lincolnshire, England on May 29, 1967.
Made in two sizes.
Copies of the small poster that have streaks across the front, and copies of the large poster with wrinkles throughout (like they have been scrunched into a ball) are believed to be reprints that have been intentionally distressed to make them look old.


June 1967


UFO Club poster
June 2, 1967

4a1) UFO Club poster
Date & Venue: UFO, The Blarney Club, 31 Tottenham Court Road, London, England, June 2, 1967
Artists: Jacob And The Coloured Coat (Michael English & Nigel Waymouth)
Bands: Pink Floyd
Reference Number: OA 107
Poster Size: 29 11/16 x 19 11/16
Notes: A UFO Club poster for shows on May 26, 1967, and for a Pink Floyd show on June 2, 1967.
Original printings have the notation 1007 © UFO 1967 in the upper left corner.
The original hand drawn artwork for this poster has the "1007 © UFO 1967" notation on it, which indicates that it was put on the poster by the artists, and not added later.
English and Waymouth also used this artwork for a Move promotional poster.
The artists:

Note: A picture of Michael English (sitting) and Nigel Waymouth (kneeling), the poster artists, taken in the 1960s amongst their posters.
The UFO Club poster can be seen hanging on the wall in the left side of the picture.
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4a2) Second printing:

Note: A second printing of this poster without the "1007 © UFO 1967" notation on it.
The printing information has been changed to the text Printed in England / OA107 / © Osiris Visions Ltd. / 90 Westbourne Ter. W2 along one of the light colored beams at the top left.
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4a3) Third printing:

Note: A third printing of this poster was made without any printing information on it at all.
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4a4) Mentzel print #1:

Note: A British poster collector named Nigel Mentzel redid this poster in the 1980s.
He copied the art from the original poster, but enlarged the name Pink Floyd and put it at the top of the list of bands on the poster.
These posters were unauthorized reprints, and were sold by Nigel via mail order.
Nigel told me that the original printing of his poster was in red, pink, blue and gold (pictured above).
He then did a second printing using the colors red, orange, yellow and gold (pictured below).
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4a5) Mentzel print #2:

Note: A second printing of the UFO poster by Nigel Mentzel. Made in the 1980s.



Hull College of Art poster
June 9, 1967

4b1) Hull College of Art poster
Date & Venue: Student Union, College of Commerce, Hull, Yorkshire, England, June 9, 1967
Bands: Pink Floyd
Notes: A poster for a dance at the College of Art Hull, with Pink Floyd, on June 9, 1967.



Bolton College of Art Midsummer Ball poster
June 21, 1967

4c) Bolton College of Art Midsummer Ball poster
Date & Venue: Bolton College of Art Midsummer Ball, Rivington Barn, Bolton, Lancashire, England, June 21, 1967
Bands: Pink Floyd, The Chasers
Poster Artist: Student at Bolton College of Art who organized the Midsummer Ball
Poster Size: apx. 20" x 20"
Printing Information: Hand painted
Notes: A poster for the Bolton College of Art Midsummer Ball in Rivington Barn, Bolton, Lancashire, England on June 21, 1967.



The 8 Hour Psycho-Chromatic Fantasy handbill
June 22, 1967

4d) The 8 Hour Psycho-Chromatic Fantasy handbill
Date & Venue: The 8 Hour Psycho-Chromatic Fantasy, Great and Small Halls, Bradford University, Yorkshire, England, June 22, 1967
Bands: Pink Floyd, The Soft Machine, The Children, The Roll Movement, Tomorrow, Cock-a-Hoop
Notes: A handbill for the The 8 Hour Psycho-Chromatic Fantasy in the Great and Small Halls at Bradford University, Yorkshire, England on June 22, 1967.



Rolls-Royce Ball poster
June 23, 1967

4e) Rolls-Royce Ball poster
Date & Venue: The Locarno, Derby, Derbyshire, England, June 23, 1967
Bands: Pink Floyd, Thorndike Mordacia's Imagination
Poster Size: 29 X 19
Notes: A poster for the Rolls Royce Ball at the Locarno in Derby, Derbyshire, England on June 23, 1967.