Rockin' back in time with 'Grover'
PUBLISHED: 10:18 22 May 2006 | UPDATED: 09:19 24 May 2010
PSYCHEDELIC memorabilia including far-out rock posters, T-shirt designs and a signed guitar are currently on show in Weston.
PSYCHEDELIC memorabilia including far-out rock posters, T-shirt designs and a signed guitar are currently on show in Weston.The exhibition, called The Asylum of Art, also features album covers, concert passes and autographed artwork from 1960 hippie rock legends The Grateful Dead.The rare items are the pride of a Weston enthusiast who only wishes to be known as Grover. He is a long-time devotee of the band.Art posters signed by One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest author Ken Kesey are also on view. The unique collection will be showcased at North Somerset Museum in Burlington Street until June 24.The 40-year-old first became captivated by music when he went to a Queen concert in the early 1980s. After a chance conversation with security staff he ended up at the after show concert with Freddie Mercury and the other band members. Grover said: "From then on I was hooked and I see it as preserving an important part of history.