The Thatcher Crisis Years

An era of protest and fury

Southall 1981 riot

The 1981 Southall riot saw a clash between the Oi! skinhead subculture and local Asian youth in a district of London that was part of a summer of riots

pocket calculator

Most of us got our first pocket calculator in the 1970s but were then told by maths teachers that we were forbidden to use them in our exams