In GCSE History media, communications and leisure in Britain during the period from 1960 to 1979 are all covered. One particular topic looked at is the "Swinging Sixties".
The "Swinging Sixties" were superficially a time of prosperity, of leisure, of freedom and of great cultural vitality in Britain. However, there was a darker side: challenging events abroad and serious social problems at home fought for media attention with the more ephemeral pop music and fashion coverage which filled the leisure time and interest of the younger generation.
Learn more about "Swinging Sixties" Britain and the media and society of the time in this informative quiz.