Caravan is a: 1. British progressive rock band from Canterbury, United Kingdom 2. Thai folk-rock band, active in the 1970s. 3. Japanese singer songwriter. 1. Caravan is a British progressive rock band from Canterbury, United Kingdom, founded by former Wilde Flowers members David Sinclair, Richard Sinclair, Pye Hastings, and Richard Coughlan. Caravan rose to success over a period of several years from 1968 onwards into the 1970s as part of the canterbury scene which also included Soft Machine. Caravan still continue a part-time gigging existence into the present.