There is a record store boat docked in London right now and ready to tour the UK

There is a record store boat docked in London right now and ready to tour the UK

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The Record Deck, a floating record store, will be docking in various locations throughout 2015.

Bored of the usual record store atmospherics? Head east to Hackney, where one of the strangest record stores you’ll encounter has just pitched up. The Record Deck is a fully functioning record store-boat and it’s on the move.

The store will be floating to different locations throughout the year including an appearance at Field Day in June. The nomadic record shop is currently docked outside the Princess Of Wales pub on Lea Bridge Road where it will stay until April before floating west along the Regent’s Canal.

In terms of stock on deck, expect a fairly mixed selection of second hand records with a leaning towards 60s-70s rock . Here’s a preview of what’s aboard and check out the boat’s 2015 schedule below.

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2015 Schedule 

River Lea, London : 1 Jan – 1 April

Regents Canal, London : 6 April – 2 May

Field Day Festival, Victoria Park, London : 6-7 June

Foxton Locks Festival : 19-21 June

Braunston : TBC passing through

Stratford-upon-avon : 1-6 July

Evesham : 9-12 July

Worcester to Birmingham : late July

Blisworth : 6-9 August

Cropredy Convention Folk Festival : 12th to 16th August 2015

Banbury : TBC passing through

Oxford : 20th to 26th August

Keep up to date with The Record Deck here.

(via FACT / Dalstonist)