Pink Floyd Posters - Bath Festival, June 27, 1970

Pink Floyd
Bath Festival, June 27, 1970
Posters & Handbills

by The Pink Floyd Archives


This section of the Pink Floyd Poster Gallery documents posters for the Bath Festival of Blues & Progressive Music held on June 27-28, 1970.
Ads from magazines and newspapers are not included.

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Bath Festival 1970
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  1. Bath Festival of Blues & Progressive Music, June 27-28, 1970

    1. Poster & Handbill
      1. Poster
      2. Bannister poster reprint
      3. Window poster
      4. Handbill

    2. Alternate Poster Designs
      1. Alternate poster #1
      2. Alternate poster #2
        1. Poster
        2. Poster with ticket outlet strip
      3. Alternate poster #3
      4. Alternate poster #4


Bath Festival of Blues & Progressive Music


Bath Festival poster
June 27-28, 1970

1a) Bath Festival poster
Date & Venue: Bath Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England, June 27-28, 1970
Bands: Canned Heat, John Mayall, Steppenwolf, Pink Floyd, Johnny Winter, It's a Beautiful Day, Fairport Convention, Colosseum, Keef Hartley Band, Maynard Ferguson Big Band / Led Zeppelin, Jefferson Airplane, Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention, Moody Blues, Byrds, Rock, Santana, Dr John the Night Tripper, Country Joe, Hot Tuna.
Poster Size: 30 15/16 x 21
PT: .0048"
Notes: The original poster for the Bath Festival of Blues & Progressive Music held on June 27-28, 1970. Pink Floyd performed at the festival on June 27, 1970.
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1b) Bannister poster reprint:

Size: 30 x 20
Note: An authorized reprint was done by the promoter of the festival, Freddie Bannister in 1998. The reprint was a limited edition of 750 posters that were all signed and numbered by Bannister.
At the bottom of the poster it says: "Reprint 1998."
A subsequent copy of this reprint was issued in a signed, numbered edition of 100.



Bath Festival window poster
June 27-28, 1970

1c) Bath Festival window poster
Date & Venue: Bath Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England, June 27-28, 1970
Bands: Canned Heat, John Mayall, Steppenwolf, Pink Floyd, Johnny Winter, It's a Beautiful Day, Fairport Convention, Colosseum, Keef Hartley Band, Maynard Ferguson Big Band / Led Zeppelin, Jefferson Airplane, Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention, Moody Blues, Byrds, Rock, Santana, Dr John the Night Tripper, Country Joe, Hot Tuna.
Size: 10" x 8"
Notes: A window poster for the Bath Festival of Blues & Progressive Music held on June 27-28, 1970. Pink Floyd performed at the festival on June 27, 1970.



(front & back)
Bath Festival handbill
June 27-28, 1970

1d) Bath Festival handbill
Date & Venue: Bath Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England, June 27-28, 1970
Bands: Canned Heat, John Mayall, Steppenwolf, Pink Floyd, Johnny Winter, It's a Beautiful Day, Fairport Convention, Colosseum, Keef Hartley Band, Maynard Ferguson Big Band / Led Zeppelin, Jefferson Airplane, Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention, Moody Blues, Byrds, Rock, Santana, Dr John the Night Tripper, Country Joe, Hot Tuna.
Size: 10 1/4" x 8 1/4"
Notes: A handbill for the Bath Festival of Blues & Progressive Music held on June 27-28, 1970. Pink Floyd performed at the festival on June 27, 1970.
On the back of the handbill is information about trains to the event, camping sites, car parking and catering arrangements.


Alternate Poster Designs

Four additional posters have been found for the Bath Festival that differ from the original poster used to promote the festival.
Speculation was that these were proposed designs that were not used, or that these were made to sell at the festival, although which is not clear.


Bath Festival alternate poster design #1
June 27-28, 1970

2a) Bath Festival, alternate poster design #1
Date & Venue: Bath Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England, June 27-28, 1970
Bands: Canned Heat, John Mayall, Steppenwolf, Pink Floyd, Johnny Winter, It's a Beautiful Day, Fairport Convention, Colosseum, Keef Hartley Band, Maynard Ferguson Big Band / Led Zeppelin, Jefferson Airplane, Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention, Moody Blues, Byrds, Rock, Santana, Dr John the Night Tripper, Country Joe, Hot Tuna.
Poster Size: 30" x 20"
Notes: A poster for the Bath Festival of Blues & Progressive Music held on June 27-28, 1970. The poster lists the names of the performers.



Bath Festival alternate poster design #2
June 27-28, 1970

2b1) Bath Festival, alternate poster design #2
Date & Venue: Bath Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England, June 27-28, 1970
Bands: Canned Heat, John Mayall, Steppenwolf, Pink Floyd, Johnny Winter, It's a Beautiful Day, Fairport Convention, Colosseum, Keef Hartley Band, Maynard Ferguson Big Band / Led Zeppelin, Jefferson Airplane, Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention, Moody Blues, Byrds, Rock, Santana, Dr John the Night Tripper, Country Joe, Hot Tuna.
Notes: A poster for the Bath Festival of Blues & Progressive Music held on June 27-28, 1970. The poster is red with an artist rendering of a guitar player.
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2b2) Alternate poster design #2 with ticket outlet strip

Notes: A copy of this poster has been found with a ticket outlet strip glued to the bottom of the poster. This indicates that this poster was used at some point as a pre-concert poster to advertise the festival.



Bath Festival alternate poster design #3
June 27-28, 1970

2c) Bath Festival, alternate poster design #3
Date & Venue: Bath Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England, June 27-28, 1970
Bands: Canned Heat, John Mayall, Steppenwolf, Pink Floyd, Johnny Winter, It's a Beautiful Day, Fairport Convention, Colosseum, Keef Hartley Band, Maynard Ferguson Big Band / Led Zeppelin, Jefferson Airplane, Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention, Moody Blues, Byrds, Rock, Santana, Dr John the Night Tripper, Country Joe, Hot Tuna.
Notes: A poster for the Bath Festival of Blues & Progressive Music held on June 27-28, 1970. The poster is green with an artist rendering of trees.



Bath Festival alternate poster design #4
June 27-28, 1970

2d) Bath Festival, alternate poster design #4
Date & Venue: Bath Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England, June 27-28, 1970
Bands: None listed.
Poster Size: 30" x 20"
Notes: A poster for the Bath Festival of Blues & Progressive Music held on June 27-28, 1970. The poster is an artists drawing of a woman.
No performers are listed on the poster.
This poster is believed to be a commemorative poster that was sold at the festival.