“Destination Docklands story” by Will Jennings (10-10-2018)

DESTINATION DOCKLANDS THE STORY OF JEAN MICHEL-JARRE’S 1988 LONDON SPECTACLE Thirty years ago this week, London witnessed one of the most remarkable and intriguing cultural events of its modern history. A concert which used massive buildings as a stage-set, relentless fireworks that could be seen across the city, an event which nearly didn’t happen at all due to legal and political fights and which all … Continue reading “Destination Docklands story” by Will Jennings (10-10-2018)

25 years ago: Jean Michel Jarre’s Destination Docklands

:: Blog review :: Twenty-five years ago this weekend Jean Michel Jarre staged Destination Docklands, two concerts of lights, lasers, fireworks and music set amid the derelict Royal Docks of east London. The concerts nearly didn’t happen though. After what seemed like months struggling against council bureaucracy and satisfying concerns over safety Team Jarre were faced with another nightmare on the day: the Great British … Continue reading 25 years ago: Jean Michel Jarre’s Destination Docklands