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Encyclopedia > List of UK youth subcultures

This is is a list of youth subcultures that have existed in the United Kingdom. A young crowd enjoys a rave in Manhattan NY. Youth culture generally refers to the ways young people (adolescents and teenagers) differentiate themselves from the general culture of their community. ...

Baggy was a British music scene popular in the early 1990s. ... A Boy racer is a person- usually male and in their late teens or early 20s- who drives his car over the speed limit for fun. ... Britpop was a British alternative rock genre and movement that was at its most popular in Great Britain in the mid 1990s. ... Casuals are an element of football support that first evolved in the late 1970s and early 1980s in Britain and is typified by the wearing of expensive European designer clothing. ... Look up chav, charva in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Essex Man is a political term used in the United Kingdom to describe a person of a working class background, with aspirations to own property and shares. ... Ace lace: a mini in broderie anglaise. ... Caricature of stereotypical emo dress. ... Glam rock (also known as glitter rock), was a style of rock and roll music popularised in the early 1970s. ... New York City goth band The Naked and the Dead (1985) The goth subculture is a contemporary subculture prevalent in many countries. ... // Origins and development of the genre Grebo (occasionally spelled Greebo, although that has somewhat different connotations), was a minor UK subculture of the late eighties and early nineties largely based in the North. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Singer at contemporary Russian Rainbow gathering Hippie, usually spelled hippy in the United Kingdom, refers to a subgroup of the 1960s and early 1970s counterculture that began in the United States, becoming an established social group by 1965 before declining during the mid-1970s. ... Look up Jock and jock in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Mc Locqui, a junglist Junglist is a slang term referring to a dedicated listener of jungle known also as drum and bass. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... An NME Originals issue covering the Madchester movement. ... Metalhead is a popular term for a devoted fan of heavy metal music and is often used interchangeably with the term headbanger or hesher. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Mod Revival, sometimes known as Punk Mod, is a name given to a genre of rock music in the late 1970s and early 1980s, mainly centred in Southern England. ... Look up ned in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Motto: (Latin for No one provokes me with impunity)1 Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official language(s) English, Gaelic, Scots 2 Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister of the UK Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Jack McConnell MSP Unification    - by Kenneth I... New Romantic was a New Wave music genre and fashion movement that occurred primarily in England during the early 1980s. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Northern Soul refers to music and associated dance styles and fashions that were popular in the dancehalls of northern England, starting in the late 1960s. ... Look up Pikey in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Punkabilly is a mix of punk rock from the 1970s, and rockabilly. ... Psychobilly is a genre of music generally described as a mix between the punk rock of the 1970s and the American rockabilly of the 1950s. ... Punks at a music festival The punk subculture is a subculture based on punk rock. ... Punk-Skinheads, also known as Oi! skins, are a form of skinhead with punk rock influences that grew in numbers in the late 1970s and early 1980s. ... A rave (sometimes referred to as a rave party) is an all-night dance event where DJs and other performers play electronic dance music and rave music. ... The definitive Wild One. ... Rudeboy, rudie, rudi or rudy is a subculture that developed in the early 1960s in Jamaica. ... Originating in the United Kingdom in the 1980s, scooterboy culture emerged from mods and skinheads, although it became a distinct and separate subculture. ... Skinheads, named after their shaven heads, are members of a working class subculture that originated in Britain in the 1960s, where they were heavily influenced by the rude boys of the West Indies and the mods of the UK. In subsequent decades, the skinhead subculture spread to other parts of... Suedehead was an early-1970s offshoot of the skinhead subculture in the United Kingdom. ... Gerald Harper and Juliet Harmer (top left) in Adam Adamant Lives! (cover of VHS video, 1991) Swinging London is a catchall term applied to a variety of dynamic cultural trends in the United Kingdom (centred in London) in the second half of the 1960s. ... // The Teddy boy youth culture first emerged in Britain (starting in London, and rapidly spreading across the country) during the early 1950s, and soon after became strongly associated with American rock and roll music of the period. ... Trojan Skinhead is a subculture of skinheads who identify themselves with the subcultures heyday in 1969 when ska music was at its most popular, and with the cults multicultural Jamaican and British working class roots (called The Spirit of 69). Bands/artists The Ethiopians Judge Dread Laurel Aitken... Yobbo or yob is a slang term for an uncouth blue collar individual or thug. ...

 
 

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