Ever wondered what the Hanwell Community Centre looked like? Or why Portsmouth Guildhall deserves one of those blue heritage plaques? Or where the guys from Deep Purple used to live?

It's all part of the new DPAS Deep Purple on-line A-Z, listing places important in the history of the band. There are pictures old and new and descriptive text, so you can visit next time you're in the area.

Don't forget that some sites are private residences, and others are business premises which may not have public access. Please respect people's privacy.

If you live near somewhere which is of interest like this,
write and tell us.
Perhaps you can send some snaps and we can add it to the list.


LONDON, 304 Holloway Road
where Ritchie Blackmore recorded countless sessions for Joe Meek

LONDON, Acton Vale
where Mk1 all lived prior to the 1968 US Tour

LONDON, Hanwell Community Centre updated
site of Deep Purple Mk2's early rehearsals in 1969

LONDON, The Speakeasy
venue of Deep Purple Mk2's first show

BRADFORD, St.George's Hall 
venue for shows by Deep Purple from 1969 to 2002

where Deep Purple recorded Speed King & Child In Time

LONDON, 25 Newman Street
Deep Purple's 1970s management offices

where 'Highway Star' was first performed

CALGARY, The Rolling Stones Mobile Studio
where 'Machine Head' was recorded

PURLEY, Hyde House
Ian Gillan's abode during his Deep Purple Mk2 & Gillan Band days

LONDON, Brixton Academy
venue of Deep Purple shows from 1972 to 1996

a trip around Munich; past the Herkulessaal and other locations...

LONDON, Gaumont State, Kilburn
venue of Deep Purple Mk3's 1974 BBC In Concert

SOUTHEND, Kursaal Ballroom 
venue of Deep Purple Mk3's final UK show

a trip around LA; past the Record Plant, Glen Holly and other locations....

LIVERPOOL, Empire Theatre
where Deep Purple Mk4 played their last show.

where Deep Purple played their first show in Poland.