Spacehoppers and Enoch Powell: real British life in the 1970s in pictures

By Guardian Staff

In the early 1970s, a photography collective set out to take picture-postcard snapshots of what the real Britain looked like. Their results are by turns nostalgic and extreme, with deckchair kips, tobacconists and a child forever blowing bubbles in front of Enoch Powell

Real Britain 1974 is at Dorset Place Gallery, Brighton, until 2 November, as part of the Brighton Photo Biennial

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