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SALON NO. 20: THE BIG SMOKE London, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll 6.30pm September 25th 2014
Westminster Arts Library, 35 St Martins Street, London WC1
Admission: £4 / £8 in advance only from WeGotTickets
London's relationship with narcotics, intoxicants and psychedelic substances extends a lot further back than most of us realise. So roll up for Salon No.20, kick off your sandals and light up the candles as we explore the history of the high in the intoxicated city with cultural historian Mike Jay and writer Richard Weight.
HENDRICKS GIN will be on hand to alter states and a soundtrack for the city will be provided by The Clerkenwell Kid.
Copies of Mike Jay's Emperor of Dreams:Drugs in the 19th c will be available for purchase.