Tag: Happy Days

Birthplace Of UK Garage Is The Latest London Gentrification Victim

Perhaps something of an eyesore, but The Elephant & Castle has held a significant place in the history of the UK dance music scene, not to mention being an establishment that dates back some 200 years. Now, the landmark pub where UK garage was invented is being turned into…a Foxtons. In the early 90s, The Elephant & Castle in South London was the site of Happy Days, the legendary indoor Sunday party, where UKG originator Matt Jam Lamont was resident. The intimate rave was meant for clubbers leaving Ministry Of Sound on Sunday mornings, as its location was across the road. There, Lamont ... Read more