Here comes the ‘60s

Primary History article

Karin Doull, last updated: 27th April 2018

Exploring a period in ‘living memory’ at Key Stage 1

The 1960s were a decade of great change in Britain. The previous decade had seen America begin its gradual global cultural domination while Britain had to revise its role from imperial state to a member of the new Commonwealth of Nations. Recovery from the war had not been easy and the 1950s had been a period of slow rebuilding and re-evaluation. Suddenly the 1960s exploded in a psychedelic paisley blast. Britain, especially London, became the centre for the latest fashion and music icons. 

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