London Looks Back - in the Park - to the LC-A Birthday Year - 1984


This is it guys – your chance to look back on the year 1984 when the mother of all things Lomographic – The Lomo LC-A camera saw the light of day for the very first time.

This is it guys – your chance to look back on the year 1984 when the mother of all things Lomographic – The Lomo LC-A camera saw the light of day for the very first time.

  • Improve your Lomographic skills by joining mini workshops
  • Enjoy the LomoSports programme to work your muscles and your trigger finger
  • Overcome the limits of gravity with the LomoMatrix
  • Relax at the Lomo LC-A Aniversary Picnic
  • Party like there’s no tomorrow at the Britannia Pub
  • Present your Lomographic masterpieces at the LomoLocation online rumble at and win prizes!!!

When: Saturday 23 May – 15.00 ’till late

Where: Victoria Park, London, E9 just inside the queens gate entrance to the park

The complete address:
Queens Gate, Victoria Park
360 Victoria Park Road
E9 7BT

You can take bus 388 to the get there. See more information here

Numbers to call if you can’t find it:
Linda – 07903 255 948
Mick – 07958350712

Later in the evening ( Over the Age of 18!)
London Lomography Saturday Drink Up at the Britannia Pub

Entrance Fee:

7 GBP – Kids Free


  • Full participation in the workshops
  • The use of a lend camera (first come first served)
  • Roll of film
  • Participation in the sports day and chance to win prizes
  • Participation in the LomoLocations online rumble and chance to win 1 x Diana F+ camera and Diana+ Instant
    and lots of piggy points for your next Lomography shopping frenzy!
  • Slice of ASTOUNDING LC-A birthday cake
  • A free drink – beer, wine or soft drinks

To take part in this momentous occasion you NEED to RSVP!!! Please email with “WAKE ME UP BEFORE YOU GO GO!” in the subject box and we will put you on the list. It’s as simple as that.

Who can believe that the little mighty beast of perfection could be all grown up into a young buck of 25 with the world at its feet and at least another glorious 25 years, and doubtlessly many many years ahead of it?

So let’s make this London Lomography Saturday Event a tribute to the year that our beloved Lomo LC-A was born!

How 1984 are you?

Bring all your 80ies thingies out of the closet and into the light- like your shiny white socks, your super futuristic Casio watch or your shoulder padded lather suit and take ALL of those long forgotten friends for a walk in the park.

The Lomography Embassy London will host some mini workshops to show you through the loaner Lomography cameras.

Next up, we’re in the park to hold a Lomo LC-A Retro Sports Day in the spirit of 1984. Games will be simple and fun, so if you’re not sporty don’t fret, there will be something for everyone to achieve in! We won’t let you be that kid who’s left ‘till last to be picked every week.

After some practicing and toughing up muscles, we’ll try to overcome the limits of gravity by merging in the LomoMatrix. Please take a look at this video to get a first impression:

Next up a Lomo LC-A Birthday PICNIC! Your London Embassy will have a drink and a slice of cake for you all but why not bring your own blanket and food for ‘real’ sustenance? Let’s put our picnic blankets together in the spirit of Lomography and in honor of the LC-A and have a great big, mash up, fun, kinda picnic together in the sun.

Lastly, time for the kids to leave but all of us over the merry age of 18 will decamp to another splendid Pub ‘The Britannia’ and drink the night away in a Lomo LC-A Birthday DRINK UP!

Let’s toast to 25 years of wonderful snapshot Lomography…spread the LC-A LOVE, and let’s get together and show the world that London cares!


The London Embassy

Note: If weather is foul then lets not be silly – we will set up a couple of gazebos and take some fine images but we will hold off on the sports day and hit the pub much earlier than planned. Kids are welcome during the day in the pub too.

written by lucasjakobsson on 2009-04-30 #news #party #sports #event #video #1984 #london #lca


  1. oldskool_rider
    oldskool_rider ·

    that video never ceases to amaze me

  2. eyecon
    eyecon ·

    What a nice movie.....I´m kind of sad that there is not that much going on in Germany.....

  3. d_i_hunter
    d_i_hunter ·

    That's an excellent video!

  4. stouf
    stouf ·

    Yeah chaweemek rules !

  5. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-
    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- ·

    Fantastic Video...

  6. u-t-e
    u-t-e ·

    Looove the video!!!!!!
    And have to agree with eyecon...

  7. neja
    neja ·

    wow, I live basically just around the corner, but I'll be in Russia that day...
    have fun!

  8. rhoders
    rhoders ·

    Ahh I'm gutted I keep on missing these Saturday events but I'm out for that day already I think :(

  9. explorette
    explorette ·

    :( i cant afford to do it booooooooo for being a northern lass ill have to wait till next year i guess

  10. london-embassy
    london-embassy ·

    We are getting really excited about it all now! Remeber to RSVP us if you are coming so we know how many to plan for, and if you are coming: bring some sunshine please!!!

  11. kylewis
    kylewis ·

    Oops nearly forgot, I've mailed and should be able to come now! yeah!

  12. london-embassy
    london-embassy ·


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