Iain Aitch

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Iain Aitch is an English writer, journalist and artist who lives in London.

He is the author of the travel book A Fête Worse Than Death, a humorous first person journey through an English summer, and We're British, Innit, a humorous lexicon about Britain. He has contributed to at least ten more titles.[1]

He writes articles for The Guardian[2] and The Daily Telegraph and has also written for a diverse selection of magazines, including Dwell,[3] Bizarre, Dazed and The Idler.

Aitch was born in Margate, Kent and has written extensively about the area and its people.[4] In 2011, he undertook a residency with the newly opened Turner Contemporary gallery,[5] creating a photographic exhibit[6] that was shown in the Margate gallery's Nothing in the World But Youth show and featured in its exhibition catalogue.[7]


  1. ^ "Contributions to books".
  2. ^ "Iain Aitch". the Guardian. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Iain Aitch on Dwell". Dwell. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  4. ^ "Welcome to Margate: Cultural commentator Iain Aitch reflects on his". Independent.co.uk. 23 August 2013.
  5. ^ "How Margate's skinheads, mods and rockers grew up". TheGuardian.com. 4 October 2011.
  6. ^ "Cachet".
  7. ^ "Nothing in the World but Youth catalogue excerpts".

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