Pink Floyd Posters - Plumpton Festival, August 1969

Pink Floyd
9th National Jazz & Blues Festival
August 8-10, 1969
Posters & Handbills

by Vernon Fitch

© copyright Vernon Fitch / The Pink Floyd Archives


This section of the Pink Floyd Poster Gallery documents Pink Floyd posters and handbills from the Plumpton Festival held on August 8-10, 1969.
Ads from magazines and newspapers are not included.

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9th National Jazz & Blues Festival
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9th National Jazz & Blues Festival, August 8-10, 1969

  1. Sundbury
    1. Marquee Club, November 1968 handbill
    2. Marquee Club, December 1968 handbill
    3. Sunbury window poster
    4. Marquee Club, February 1969 handbill
    5. Marquee Club, March 1969 handbill
    6. Marquee Club, April 1969 handbill
    7. Marquee Club, May 1969 handbill
  2. Stockley
    1. Marquee Club flyer (move to Stockley)
    2. Marquee Club, June 1969 handbill
    3. Marquee Club, July 1969 handbill
    4. London Festival handbill
  3. Plumpton
    1. Marquee Club, August 1969 handbill (move to Plumpton)
    2. London-Plumpton handbill
    3. Poster
    4. Handbill


9th National Jazz, Blues and Pop Festival
(Sundbury)


(front & back)
Marquee Club
November 1968 handbill / programme

1a) Marquee Club, November 1968 handbill
Date & Venue: Feltham Hill, Sunbury, England, August 8-10, 1969
Notes: Marquee Club handbill from November 1968. In a box on front, lower right, is an announcement of the 9th National Jazz, Blues & Popular Music Festival, to be held at Sunbury on August 8-10, 1969.
The festival, which was held in Sunbury in 1968, was planned to be held on the same site in 1969.
On the back is the November 1968 programme for the Marquee Club.
No bands are listed for the festival.



Marquee Club
December 1968 handbill / programme

1b) Marquee Club, December 1968 handbill
Date & Venue: Feltham Hill, Sunbury, England, August 8-10, 1969
Notes: Marquee Club handbill from December 1968. In a box on the front, lower right, is an announcement of the 9th National Jazz, Blues & Popular Music Festival, to be held at Sunbury on August 8-10, 1969.
The festival, which was held in Sunbury in 1968, was planned to be held on the same site in 1969.
On the back is the December 1968 programme for the Marquee Club.
No bands are listed for the festival.



Sunbury window poster
August 8-10, 1969

1c) Sunbury window poster
Date & Venue: Feltham Hill, Sunbury, England, August 8-10, 1969
Poster Size: 3" x 14 1/2"
PT: .0072"
Notes: A window banner announcing the 9th National Jazz & Blues Festival to be held at Feltham Hill in Sunbury, England on August 8-10, 1969.
The window banner is printed on the front with a blank back. It has two removable stickers on each side of the front, to be used to fasten it to a window facing out.



(front & back)
Marquee Club
February 1969 handbill / programme

1d) Marquee Club, February 1969 handbill
Date & Venue: Feltham Hill, Sunbury, England, August 8-10, 1969
Notes: Marquee Club handbill from February 1969. In a box on front, lower right, is an announcement of the 9th National Jazz, Blues & Popular Music Festival, to be held at Sunbury on August 8-10, 1969.
On the back is the February 1969 programme for the Marquee Club.
No bands are listed for the festival.



(front & back)
Marquee Club
March 1969 handbill / programme

1e) Marquee Club, March 1969 handbill
Date & Venue: Feltham Hill, Sunbury, England, August 8-10, 1969
Notes: Marquee Club handbill from March 1969. In a box on front, lower right, is an announcement of the 9th National Jazz, Blues & Popular Music Festival, to be held at Sunbury on August 8-10, 1969.
On the back is the March 1969 programme for the Marquee Club.
No bands are listed for the festival.



(front & back)
Marquee Club
April 1969 handbill / programme

1f) Marquee Club, April 1969 handbill
Date & Venue: Feltham Hill, Sunbury, England, August 8-10, 1969
Notes: Marquee Club handbill from April 1969. In a box on front, lower right, is an announcement of the 9th National Jazz, Blues & Popular Music Festival, to be held at Sunbury on August 8-10, 1969.
On the back is the April 1969 programme for the Marquee Club.
No bands are listed for the festival.



(front & back)
Marquee Club
May 1969 handbill / programme

1g) Marquee Club, May 1969 handbill
Date & Venue: Feltham Hill, Sunbury, England, August 8-10, 1969
Notes: Marquee Club handbill from May 1969. In a box on front, lower right, is an announcement of the 9th National Jazz, Blues & Popular Music Festival on August 8-10, 1969.
No location is listed on the handbill.
On the back is the May 1969 programme for the Marquee Club.
No bands are listed for the festival.


9th National Jazz, Blues & Popular Music Festival
(Stockley)


Marquee Club
June 1969 flyer

2a) Marquee Club, June 1969 flyer
Date & Venue: Stockley, London, England, August 8-10, 1969
Handbill Size: 9" x 5 3/4"
Notes: Marquee Club flyer announcing the 9th National Jazz, Blues & Popular Music Festival, to be held at new festival grounds in Stockley on August 8-10, 1969.
No bands are listed for the festival.



(front & back)
Marquee Club
June 1969 handbill / programme

2b) Marquee Club, June 1969 handbill
Date & Venue: Stockley, London, England, August 8-10, 1969
Notes: Marquee Club handbill from June about the 9th National Jazz, Blues & Popular Music Festival, to be held in Stockley on August 8-10, 1969.
On the back is the June 1969 programme for the Marquee Club.
No bands are listed for the festival.



(front & back)
Marquee Club
July 1969 handbill / programme

2c) Marquee Club, July 1969 handbill
Date & Venue: Stockley, London, England, August 8-10, 1969
Handbill Size: 9" x 5 3/4"
Notes: Marquee Club handbill from July about the 9th National Jazz, Blues & Popular Music Festival, to be held in Stockley on August 8-10, 1969.
On the back is the July 1969 programme for the Marquee Club.
No bands are listed for the festival.



(front & back)
The 9th National Jazz & Blues Festival, London handbill
August 8-10, 1969

2d) The 9th National Jazz & Blues Festival, London handbill
Date & Venue: Horton Road, West Drayton, England, August 8-10, 1969
Bands: Pink Floyd, Soft Machine, East of Eden, Blossom Toes, Keith Tippett Jazz Group, Juniors Eyes, The Village, Bonzo Dog Band, Roy Harper, The Strawbs, Breakthru', The Johnstons, Peter Hammill, The Who, Chicken Shack, Fat Mattress, John Surman, Aynsley Dunbar, Yes, The Spirit of John Morgan, King Crimson, Idle Race, Groundhogs, Dry Ice, Aphrodite's Child, The Pentangle, Long John Baldry, Ron Geesin, Jo-Ann Kelly, Magna Carta, Noel Murphy, The Nice, The Family, Chris Barber, Keef Hartley, Eclection, Mick Abraham's Bloodwyn Pig, Jigsaw, Circus, Hard Meat, Sreamhammer, Babylon, Cuby's Blues Band.
Notes: Original festival handbill for the three-day 9th National Jazz & Blues Festival in London on August 8-10, 1969. The festival was scheduled to be held in Stockley, London, and this handbill shows the London location.
The bands scheduled for the festival are listed on the back.


9th National Jazz & Blues Festival
(Plumpton)


(front & back)
Marquee Club
August 1969 handbill / programme
(move to Plumpton)

3a) Marquee Club, August 1969 handbill (move to Plumpton)
Date & Venue: Plumpton Racecourse, Near Lewes, Sussex, England, August 8-10, 1969
Bands: Pink Floyd, Soft Machine, East of Eden, Blossom Toes, Keith Tippett Jazz Group, Juniors Eyes, The Village, Bonzo Dog Band, Roy Harper, The Strawbs, Breakthru', The Johnstons, Peter Hammill, The Who, Chicken Shack, Fat Mattress, John Surman, Aynsley Dunbar, Yes, The Spirit of John Morgan, King Crimson, Idle Race, Groundhogs, Dry Ice, Aphrodite's Child, The Pentangle, Long John Baldry, Ron Geesin, Jo-Ann Kelly, Magna Carta, Noel Murphy, The Nice, The Family, Chris Barber, Keef Hartley, Eclection, Mick Abraham's Bloodwyn Pig, Jigsaw, Circus, Hard Meat, Sreamhammer, Babylon, Cuby's Blues Band.
Handbill Size: 8 15/16 x 5 5/8
PT: .0032
Notes: Marquee Club flyer announcing that the 9th National Jazz, Blues & Pop Music Festival has been moved to Plumpton. The festival was to be held in West Drayton, London, but the promoters NJF/Marquee had to switch it from London to Plumpton Racecourse.
The front of the handbill is a letter from John C. Gee, the general manager of the Marquee Club, explaining the reason for the move. He also talks about the bands that will be appearing at the festival, including "the unique, avant-garde Pink Floyd."
On the back is the August 1969 programme for the Marquee Club.



(front & back)
The 9th National Jazz & Blues Festival, London-Plumpton handbill
August 8-10, 1969

3b) The 9th National Jazz & Blues Festival, London-Plumpton handbill
Date & Venue: Plumpton Racecourse, East Sussex, England, August 8-10, 1969
Bands: Pink Floyd, Soft Machine, East of Eden, Blossom Toes, Keith Tippett Jazz Group, Juniors Eyes, The Village, Bonzo Dog Band, Roy Harper, The Strawbs, Breakthru', The Johnstons, Peter Hammill, The Who, Chicken Shack, Fat Mattress, John Surman, Aynsley Dunbar, Yes, The Spirit of John Morgan, King Crimson, Idle Race, Groundhogs, Dry Ice, Aphrodite's Child, The Pentangle, Long John Baldry, Ron Geesin, Jo-Ann Kelly, Magna Carta, Noel Murphy, The Nice, The Family, Chris Barber, Keef Hartley, Eclection, Mick Abraham's Bloodwyn Pig, Jigsaw, Circus, Hard Meat, Sreamhammer, Babylon, Cuby's Blues Band.
Notes: Handbill for the three-day 9th National Jazz & Blues Festival in London on August 8-10, 1969. This handbill reflects the change in location, with the Plumpton location imprinted over the London info.
The bands scheduled for the festival are listed on the back.



The 9th National Jazz & Blues Festival, Plumpton, poster
August 8-10, 1969

3c) The 9th National Jazz & Blues Festival, Plumpton, poster
Date & Venue: Plumpton Racecourse, East Sussex, England, August 8-10, 1969
Bands: The Pink Floyd, Soft Machine, East of Eden, Blossom Toes, Keith Tippett Jazz Group, Juniors Eyes, The Village, Bonzo Dog Band, Roy Harper,, The Strawbs, Breakthru and Jigsaw, Peter Hammill, The Who, Chicken Shack, Fat Mattress, John Surman, Aynsley Dunbar, Yes, The Spirit of John Morgan, King Crimson, Groundhogs, Dry Ice, The Wallace Collection, The Pentangle, Long John Baldry, Ron Geesin, Jo-Ann Kelly, Magna Carta, Noel Murphy, The Nice, The Family, Keef Hartley, Eclection, Chris Barber, Mick Abraham's Bloodwyn Pig, Circus, Hard Meat, Cuby's Blues Band, Babylon, Affinity.
Poster Artist: Token Creative
Poster Size: 29 27/32" x 19 15/16"
Notes: Poster for the three-day 9th National Jazz & Blues Festival at the Plumpton Racecourse in Sussex on August 8-10, 1969. Pink Floyd performed at the festival on August 8, 1969.



(front & back)
The 9th National Jazz & Blues Festival, Plumpton handbill
August 8-10, 1969

3d) The 9th National Jazz & Blues Festival, Plumpton handbill
Date & Venue: Plumpton Racecourse, East Sussex, England, August 8-10, 1969
Bands: The Pink Floyd, Soft Machine, East of Eden, Blossom Toes, Keith Tippett Jazz Group, Juniors Eyes, The Village, Bonzo Dog Band, Roy Harper,, The Strawbs, Breakthru and Jigsaw, Peter Hammill, The Who, Chicken Shack, Fat Mattress, John Surman, Aynsley Dunbar, Yes, The Spirit of John Morgan, King Crimson, Groundhogs, Dry Ice, The Wallace Collection, The Pentangle, Long John Baldry, Ron Geesin, Jo-Ann Kelly, Magna Carta, Noel Murphy, The Nice, The Family, Keef Hartley, Eclection, Chris Barber, Mick Abraham's Bloodwyn Pig, Circus, Hard Meat, Cuby's Blues Band, Babylon, Affinity.
Handbill Artist: Token Creative
Handbill Size: 8 x 5 5/8
PT: .0035"
Notes: Handbill for the three-day 9th National Jazz & Blues Festival at the Plumpton Racecourse in Sussex on August 8-10, 1969. Pink Floyd performed at the festival on August 8, 1969.