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Handel & Hendrix in London

Rock, paper, stone, experience objects from Jimi's London life.

Object:

For London History Day, Handel & Hendrix in London will showcase two objects from its archive.
 
The first object is an original necklace owned by Jimi Hendrix. The artist first moved to London in 1967 and, together with his English girlfriend Kathy Etchingham, he rented the flat of 23 Brook Street. The flat in London represented for him his "first home on my own". He lived in the flat between 1968 and 1969 and at the time he was already a famous artist. The necklace represents a symbol of his unique style in the London of the late '60s.
 
The second one is an original contract, signed in London, for two evening performances of The Jimi Hendrix Experience. The agreement was stipulated by the Harold Davison Agency Ltd, located in Regent Street. The performance took place at Country Club of Kirklevington in January 1967, all practical details are established in this contract, like the payment and the minimum length of the show. Signed on 9 December 1966, the agreement holds the original signature of Chas Chandler, Jimi Hendrix's manager.

Framed original contract for two evening performances of The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Visit Handel & Hendrix in London and see two rare objects from Jimi Hendrix’s time living in Mayfair © Handel & Hendrix in London

Visit:

Handel & Hendrix in London
25 Brook Street
Mayfair
London
W1K 4HB

Open 11 am - 6 pm (Last admission 5 pm)

Admission: Adult £10, Child £5

handelhendrix.org

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